Smarter Schengen

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Migrants stand in queue as they wait for the distribution of food near the village of Idomeni, Greece, 11 March 2016.

‘Crossing an EU border will never be the same again’


“Guards will stop stamping passports because they will be replaced by smart and quick electronic processors”, announced Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, who presented a proposal for the creation of an EU Entry-Exit System. He described it as “a step forward toward the Schengen Area’s external border management”.
“Crossing an EU border will never be the same again. Shorter queues for non-EU crossers, travellers will have clear...


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