border control

Austria Takes Another Baby Step Towards Tougher Asylum Rules

VIENNA, Aug 30  – Austria has taken its next step, albeit small, towards introducing tougher rules on immigration that will allow it to turn away asylum seekers at its borders within an hour and also to cap the number of asylum requests it accepts. The government said on Tuesday it would start next week to

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Macedonia Closes Border to Illegal Migrants

SKOPJE, March 9 – Macedonia has closed its border “completely” to illegal migrants after Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia announced tight new restrictions on migrant entry, a police official said on Wednesday. Thousands of migrants have built up on the Greek side of the Macedonian border. Macedonia had been allowing small numbers of Syrians and Iraqis

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