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#Border controls

# border-controls - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'Unjustified invasion of privacy': New Zealand customs given power to demand access to your device

Border guards now have the power to demand your passwords and pins to open your smartphone.

# border-controls - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Custom checks at the border "necessary" outside EU, says UK government docs

Earlier this week prominent Vote Leave campaigner Nigel Lawson said checks would be needed to prevent illegal immigration.

# border-controls - Monday 11 April, 2016

Former British chancellor: Brexit could force return to Irish border controls

There have been mixed messages from the Brexit campaign about the likelihood of border checks being reimposed.

# border-controls - Monday 7 March, 2016

'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees

A meeting on in Brussels also saw Turkey trying to strongarm the EU.

# border-controls - Friday 20 November, 2015

France to EU: We need to wake up and defend ourselves against terrorists

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuv said Paris received no warnings about Abdelhamid Abaaoud.

# border-controls - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Number of asylum seekers down by one-third

New figures show a continuing fall in the number of people applying for asylum – now just over one-tenth of what it was in 2002.