The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee on October 12 backed plans to provide a safe and legal passage to the European Union for people in need of international protection.

Approved by 37 votes to 20, with 2 abstentions, the draft EU regulation serves as a resettlement framework that provides for common rules on the admission and transfer of non-EU nationals who seek protection in one of the member states. It also provides for safe and legal travel to the EU for stateless people o...

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