Poland's wall, EU asylum stats, and migration's effects on employment
Updated: Aug 9, 2022
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Migration News From Around the World
The US Supreme Court ruled that the current administration can end a Trump-era policy that required asylum-seekers at the southern border to wait in Mexico for their cases to be processed.
Poland’s project to build a wall along their border with Belarus has been completed, according to reports from government officials in Poland. Polish authorities regard the border wall as a part of their fight against Russia, while human rights activists criticise Poland’s policies towards asylum-seekers as being racially-biased.
A Kenyan delegation addressed a letter to the UN Security Council, requesting an investigation into the deaths of 23 African migrants, who died while attempting to cross into the Spanish enclave of Melilla.
The UNHCR released data from its latest report, with findings that the number of refugees in need of resettlement across the globe is expected to exceed two million by next year.
Opinion and Analysis
The European Union Agency for Asylum released its latest Asylum Report, offering a comprehensive overview of developments in EU countries, including statistical indicators, as well as changes to legislation, policy and practices at the European and national levels.
The Economist takes a numbers-driven look at some of the world’s most dangerous migration routes based on available data for the last seven years.
Economics Help separates facts from fiction on the question of how immigration affects the economy in the UK.
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