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Spain’s Supreme Court: Mass expulsion of Moroccan minors in 2021 was “illegal”

February 11, 2024

The Spanish Supreme Court ruled that the deportation of hundreds of young Moroccan minors from the Spanish enclave of Ceuta in August 2021, after a mass border crossing, was illegal and violated the European Convention on Human Rights, in a blow to the coalition government’s immigration policy. The court’s judges rejected an appeal filed by […]

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Human rights activists considered it a “historic failure”: The European Union reaches an agreement on reforming the immigration system

January 7, 2024

European Parliaments and European Union member states reached an agreement on reforming the immigration system after long and arduous negotiations, but human rights organizations considered that “this agreement constitutes a historic failure” and “will cause more deaths at sea.” On December 19, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen praised this “historic agreement” on the […]

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A slight increase over previous years
The EU will provide international protection for about 60,000 refugees over the next year

January 1, 2024

A senior EU official said that in 2024 and 2025, the Union will allow the entry of more than 60,000 of the most vulnerable refugees. This is a slight increase compared to previous years, while the official rejected criticism that the EU is more welcoming to Ukrainians than others. European Union Commissioner for Home Affairs […]

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France, Germany and Belgium are the worst
Study shows motherhood deprives migrant women of work in OECD countries

November 19, 2023

Two studies published by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) revealed that motherhood keeps migrant women away from the labor market in a worrying way in many countries, noting that France, Germany and Belgium are considered the worst in this regard. The two studies, which were published on Monday, October 23, shed light […]

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The ship’s captain confirmed their peacefulness
Spanish judge releases 9 immigrants accused of “piracy”

November 5, 2023

A Spanish judge ordered the release of nine migrants, who were accused of piracy and forcing the ship’s captain, who saved them from drowning, to head to the Canary Islands archipelago on October 3, after the captain confirmed that the migrants were peaceful and that the official story was incorrect. The official Spanish version of […]

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Among them 10 minors
The Spanish Coast Guard rescues 280 migrants from drowning off the Canary Islands

October 30, 2023

The Spanish Coast Guard announced the rescue of 280 migrants from drowning, who were on board a boat that had been spotted earlier off the Canary Islands. Emergency services said on Tuesday, October 3, that the rescued migrants included ten minors, who made this journey on a single boat through one of the most dangerous […]

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Targeting Germany, Spain and Norway
Madrid announces the dismantling of a network smuggling Syrian immigrants across 3 continents

September 11, 2023

The Spanish authorities announced the dismantling of a network dedicated to smuggling Syrian refugees via a route that crosses three continents by air, sea and land, in exchange for 20 thousand euros each. The Spanish police said in a statement, Sunday, August 13, that it dismantled “in Spain the logistical structure of a criminal organization […]

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