This Is How Europe Dealt With Migration
The National Interest -

Charles Ries, Shelly Culbertson

Immigration, Europe

It wasn't all acceptance and integration.

Since 2009, 3.4 million irregular migrants—asylum seekers or economic migrants entering without a visa or confirmed asylum status—entered the European Union. They arrived on flimsy boats by sea or crossed land borders. As numbers peaked in 2015, some EU leaders and observers worried that the migration crisis was an existential threat to the EU itself. Migration sparked bitter debates about social...


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