Posts tagged as migration policy

Hungary and Italy agree to push for stricter EU immigration policy

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

European Union’s two most outspoken opponents of liberal migration policy, Italy and Hungary, have agreed to cooperate in trying to make the policy in the EU stricter so that illegal migration would be limited. Canadian-British news agency Reuters wrote on Tuesday, August 28, that Italian Deputy Prime Matteo Salvini, who has ordered ports closed to most migrant arrivals by sea, and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, whose government built a…

Trump backs down on migrant family separations policy

Thursday, June 21, 2018

US President Donald Trump has bowed to public pressure and signed an executive order promising to “keep families together” in migrant detentions. Mr Trump reversed his own policy amid international fury over the separation of undocumented parents and children. He said he had been swayed by images of children who have been taken from parents while they are jailed and prosecuted for illegal border-crossing. But the order does not address…