Immigration to Europe
Over 38,000 migrant smugglers caught since 2016
More than 38,000 migrant smugglers have been apprehended and over 9,000 suspects have been arrested in Turkey in the past six years, according to the Presidency of Migration Management.
From Jan. 1 to April 19 this year, security forces have captured 2,545 migrant smugglers, which points to a 53 percent increase from the same period in 2021, the authority said in a statement.
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From June, Bulgaria will accommodate Ukrainians in State or Municipal Bases
After May 31, Ukrainian refugees who fail to find work and pay for their own accommodation will be accommodated in municipal or state bases.
Russia’s War has Added to Moldova’s Perfect Storm, Minister Says
Economy Minister Sergiu Gaibu told BIRN that his country is struggling to deal with multiple simultaneous crises, including a Ukrainian refugee crisis, soaring energy bills, falling investment and rampant inflation.
The EP has approved € 3.4 billion for countries that have accepted refugees from Ukraine
EU countries that have taken refuge from the Russian invasion of Ukraine will immediately receive 3.4 billion euros, MEPs in Strasbourg have decided.
At its session, the European Parliament gave the green light to redirect EU funds for regional development and asylum to member states sheltering Ukrainian refugees. MEPs have now adopted additional emergency measures to support them.
Sasha from Kyiv, whose parents declared him Missing, was found Dead
A four-year-old boy from Kyiv, who his parents have been searching for on social media for weeks, has been found dead. This was announced by the child's mother on her Facebook account.
Language main challenge in employment of Ukrainian refugees
Ljubljana – The Employment Service has registered first Ukrainian refugees seeking jobs in Slovenia as demand from employers, in particular in the hospitality industry, remains high. Language is one of the main challenges.
Jelšane could accommodate 80-100 Ukrainian refugees
Ljubljana – The Government Office for the Support and Integration of Migrants is preparing a facility at the border crossing of Jelšane, south-west, for Ukrainian refugees. Its director Katarina Štrukelj said that it could accept 80-100 refugees, depending on how many more arrive in the future.
Migration doesn't solve Europe's Demographic Problems - Central Europe Leaders
Central European leaders signed a joint declaration on Thursday saying immigration should not be the answer to the European Union's declining birth rate, while calling on the bloc to keep family policy under national jurisdiction, Reuters reports.
Moria 2.0 refugee camp in Lesvos (video of refugees in line)
Greece has borne the brunt of the refugee crisis from EU countries
Greece denies NYT report of secret 'black site' for migrants near Turkish border
The Greek government dismissed on Wednesday a report in The New York Times newspaper that it was holding illegal migrants who cross the border from Turkey at a secret "black site" where they are denied access to lawyers and cannot file asylum claims.