Ministers back new rulesto curb illegal immigration

Ministers back new rulesto curb illegal immigration


European Union justice and interior ministers last week backed new EU plans to step up the bloc’s fight against illegal immigration, while southern member states pressed for joint action in tackling the mounting immigration crisis. “Hundreds of people are practically drowning in front of our doors,” Maltese Interior Minister Tonio Borg told his EU counterparts meeting in Brussels. “The problem is worse than some dead fish being washed ashore, this has become a real crisis in the Mediterranean,” ...


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