Mass expulsions ahead for Europe as migrant crisis grows
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Dazzled by an unprecedented wave of migration, Sweden on Thursday put into words an uncomfortable reality for Europe: If the continent isn't going to welcome more than 1 million people a year, it will have to deport large numbers of them to countries plagued by social unrest and abject poverty.
28 January, 2016 Sweden likely to deport up to half of last year’s asylum seekers Sweden is likely to deport up to half last year's record 163,000 asylum seekers either voluntarily or forcibly, presenting a major challenge to authorities, Interior Minister Anders Ygeman said on Thursday. Sweden, with a population of almost 10 million, is one of the countries that has […]
6 January, 2016 No drop in asylum seekers reaching Germany, Berlin says By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany has seen no drop in the number of people arriving and seeking asylum despite EU efforts to confront a migration crisis, the deputy interior minister said on Wednesday, blaming a lack of controls at Europe's borders. More than a million […]
28 January, 2016 What we know about Sweden’s prediction of mass deportations SWEDEN (AP) — Amid unprecedented waves of migration, the interior minister of Sweden says the coming years could see the deportation from the country of between 60,000 to 80,000 people who have sought asylum. Here's what we know about what could become an uncomfortable reality for Europe: