European mass migration crisis

In this Oct. 28, 2019, photo, Hoang Thi Ai, mother of Hoang Van Tiep, who is feared to be among the England truck dead, stares off at home in Dien Thinh village, Nghe An province, Vietnam. For many Vietnamese, a job in a Western European country is seen as a path to prosperity worth breaking the law for. But the risks of doing so are high and the consequences can be deadly, as the discovery of 39 bodies in a truck in England last week proved. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)
November 01, 2019 - 4:11 pm
DIEN THINH, Vietnam (AP) — For many Vietnamese, a job in a Western European country is seen as a path to prosperity worth breaking the law. But the risks of doing so are high and the consequences can be deadly, as the discovery of 39 bodies in a truck in England last week proved. The victims were...
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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage delivers his speech Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Britain faces another week of political gridlock after British lawmakers on Monday denied Prime Minister Boris Johnson a chance to hold a vote on the Brexit divorce bill agreed in Brussels last Thursday. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
November 01, 2019 - 6:17 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's upcoming election and Brexit (all times local): 10:15 a.m.: Denmark's immigration minister says the number of British citizens seeking Danish citizenship has more than tripled compared with 2017, the year after Britain voted to leave the European Union. Mattias...
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Refugees and migrants take part in a protest outside an overcrowded refugee camp on the Greek island of Samos, on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Overcrowding at island camps has continued to worsen despite an effort by the Greek government to move more asylum seekers to the mainland. (AP Photo/Michael Svarnias)
October 31, 2019 - 11:49 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — With overcrowded Greek migrant camps facing explosive new problems, a top EU legal adviser said Thursday that Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic broke European Union law by refusing to comply with a refugee quota program meant to address such challenges. The legal opinion...
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Refugees and migrants take part in a protest outside an overcrowded refugee camp on the Greek island of Samos, on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Overcrowding at island camps has continued to worsen despite an effort by the Greek government to move more asylum seekers to the mainland. (AP Photo/Michael Svarnias)
October 31, 2019 - 7:28 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on immigration into Europe (all times local): 11:25 a.m. A top European Union legal adviser says the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland have been breaking EU law by refusing to comply with the bloc's migrant quota scheme. In a legal opinion Thursday, Advocate General...
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Hundreds of migrants who fled a detention center in coastal Libya crowd around a U.N. facility in Tripoli, Libya, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Around 450 people left Abu Salim detention center late Tuesday. One of the migrants, as well as activists, say they were forced to beg for money from families to pay police to buy them food. Those who couldn't pay went hungry. (AP Photo)
October 30, 2019 - 12:42 pm
PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of migrants have fled a detention center in coastal Libya and crowded overnight around a U.N. facility, saying they were denied food for weeks. Around 450 people left Abu Salim detention center late Tuesday. Two of the migrants, as well as activists, said they were forced to...
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October 30, 2019 - 8:41 am
TUZLA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Hundreds of migrants been sleeping rough in the streets of an eastern Bosnian town as they wait to move on toward Western Europe in search of a better future. Their improvised beds lined up against the walls of Tuzla's bus station, the migrants — including women —...
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Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, a military officer at the National Security Council, center, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, to appear before a House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Committee on Oversight and Reform joint interview with the transcript to be part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 29, 2019 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Soviet-era immigrant who came to the U.S. as a toddler and grew up to become a decorated soldier and a White House aide saw it as his "sacred duty" to speak up. Now Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a 20-year Army officer assigned to the National Security Council, finds himself in...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, migrants stand on a dinghy boat off the coast of Libya. A humanitarian aid group said gunmen on Libya-flagged speedboats threatened the crew of its rescue ship Alan Kurdi and the migrants it was rescuing Saturday, firing shots into the air and water. Sea-Eye's spokesman Gorden Isler told The Associated Press that the unprecedented incident on the Mediterranean Sea was a "total shock" for the rescue crew, but that they managed to bring all the roughly 90 migrants on board. (Sea-Eye via AP)
October 29, 2019 - 12:08 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Italy is permitting the humanitarian rescue ship Ocean Viking with 104 migrants on board to land in Sicily. SOS Mediterranee, one of the charities that operate the ship, expressed relief at the decision Tuesday...
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Refugees and migrants take part in a protest outside an overcrowded refugee camp on the Greek island of Samos, on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Overcrowding at island camps has continued to worsen despite an effort by the Greek government to move more asylum seekers to the mainland. (AP Photo/Michael Svarnias)
October 29, 2019 - 8:48 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — International human rights groups and relief agencies have sharply criticized plans by Greece's government to toughen asylum procedures to try and manage a recent surge in arrivals of migrants and refugees. The groups including Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and...
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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini addresses the audience during a high level conference about Venezuela migration crisis, in Brussels, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. Hundreds of representatives from governments, international agencies and charity groups gathered in Brussels Monday for a "solidarity conference" to drum up support millions of Venezuelans who have fled the political crisis and to help neighboring countries that are taking them in. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 28, 2019 - 2:38 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and the U.N. refugee agency appealed Monday for support for millions of Venezuelans who have fled the political crisis, and for help to bolster the poverty-wracked country's neighbors as they strain under the burden of hosting most of them. The South American...
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