A call for collective courage

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EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

The European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, writes on the challenge of the migration issue.


Europe for me is and always has been a community of values. This is something we should be and yet are too seldom proud of. We have the highest asylum standards in the world. We will never turn people away when they come to us in need of protection. These principles are inscribed in our laws and our Treaties but I am worried that they are increasingly absent from our hearts.

When we talk about migration we are talking about people. People like you or I, except they are not like you or I becau...


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