Immigration

‘Asylum system EU squeaks and creaks’

Published on 8 July 2014 at 11:04

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"Pressure on the European asylum system is increasing", writes Trouw. In the first five months of 2014 there were 20 per cent more asylum demands than in the same period last year. In 2013 the 28 member states already had 100,000 more applications to process than in 2012. Most applications are made in Germany.
According to Dutch newspaper these figures, published by European Asylum Support Office (EASO) on 7 July, "cause Brussels headaches". European foreign and justice ministers will talk about this today in Milan.

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