The Migration News Sheet is your reliable source of news, policy and legal updates on migrants and refugees. Below is a selection of the headlines in the July issue.
EU: Proposals for a comprehensive EU immigration policy still have a long way to go
DENMARK: EU may not have to intervene in controversial plan to reintroduce border checks – ruling Liberal Party is showing signs of deep division over the issue.
GERMANY: Chancellor MERKEL rules out accepting irregular migrants from Tunisia
ITALY: Rome reaches agreement with Libyan rebels on curbing clandestine departures by sea
ECHR: Another damning indictment of the asylum procedure and detention conditions in Greece
MALTA: USA continues to grant more resettlement places to refugees arriving in Malta than the entire EU combined
SWITZERLAND: Upsurge of xenophobia in Switzerland
UK: Gurkhas denied equal pension rights take their case to European Court in Strasbourg
BELGIUM: Naturalisation law to be tightened up
NETHERLANDS: Another leading politician announces an end to multiculturalism – the ‘novelty’ is that Piet Hein Donner used to be one of its advocates.