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#Migration crisis

# migration-crisis - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'End of playtime': Marine Le Pen wants to ban 'foreigners' from state schools

She later clarified that she only wanted to block education for illegal immigrants.

# migration-crisis - Monday 3 October, 2016

99.8% of Hungarian voters have rejected EU migrant quotas in 'invalid' referendum

While almost all who voted backed the Government, turnout was short of the 50% threshold.

# migration-crisis - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees

Ireland has pledged to take in 4,000 people by the end of next year and so far about 500 have been accepted.

# migration-crisis - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

UN: More than one million refugees have entered Europe in 2015

The vast majority have crossed the Mediterranean and landed in Greece.

# migration-crisis - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

'We need some breathing room' - Sweden is tightening its asylum rules

The Scandinavian country received 80,000 asylum applications in the past two months.

# migration-crisis - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Cash for underused airports and farms used for motocross: How the EU wasted billions

The EU’s financial watchdog said the ‘error rate’ for spending was over 4% of the union’s budget.

# migration-crisis - Monday 12 October, 2015

The migration crisis far from over as 12,200 people enter Austria in 36 hours

The total is higher than recent days.

# migration-crisis - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Overcoming opposition, EU approves plan to relocate 120,000 migrants

Ban Ki-Moon appealed to leaders across the 28-nation bloc, urging them to “show leadership and compassion”.

# migration-crisis - Sunday 20 September, 2015

US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017

Meanwhile, at least 13 migrants including six children died off the coast of Turkey earlier today.

# migration-crisis - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Refugees 'won't get to choose what country they go to'

“That doesn’t exist anywhere in the world.”

# migration-crisis - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Thousands are fleeing Eritrea - what are they running from?

The country is producing around 4,000 migrants every single month.

# migration-crisis - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

It's still not clear how many refugees Ireland is taking

A special cabinet meeting will take place this week to discuss Ireland’s response to the migration crisis.