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Here’s What Denmark’s New Immigration Bill Means For You

Danish lawmakers on Tuesday passed a controversial bill aiming to make the Scandinavian country a less attractive destination for refugees and migrants. The bill includes several different measures, including allowing police to confiscate valuables and cash from migrants. Here are some of the main points: — Police will be able to search migrants’ luggage and […]

Norway’s justice minister has announced plans to jail asylum seekers if they do not have a good enough reason to seek refuge in Norway. Anders Anundsen, a senior member of the anti-immigration Progress Party, said that a three-day spell in prison would send “an important signal” to would-be immigrants abusing the asylum system to gain […]

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Anti-immigration sentiment highlighted after 25,000 rally in support of far-right Pegida movement on night of murder.   It was 8pm on Monday when Khaled Idris Bahray told his seven flatmates he was popping out to buy some cigarettes from the Netto supermarket about 100 metres away from his flat in a prefab high-rise in the […]

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Some 40 asylum-seekers refused to leave the bus when they arrived at their destination in rural northern Sweden, demanding that they be taken back to Malmö or “some big city”. When the transport arrived at a housing centre in Grytan south of Östersund the asylum-seekers didn’t like the look of what they saw. “I am […]

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Asylum applications should be processed in six weeks, not the current eight months – and failed applicants deported quicker, according to a draft resolution from the Christian Social Union (CSU), the Bavarian sister party to Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU), the Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Friday. The CSU’s regional faction in Bavaria’s Wildbad […]

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