Mass expulsions ahead for Europe as migrant crisis grows

FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2015 file photo, Sweden's Interior Minister Anders Ygeman, announcing that the government will impose temporary border controls as the Nordic country struggles to receive tens of thousands of refugees in Stockholm, Sweden. Ygeman says Sweden could deport between 60,000 and 80,000 asylum-seekers in coming years. (Henrik Montgomery/TT via AP) SWEDEN OUT .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.


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