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EU States to Restore Border Checks to Keep Illegal Migrants Out

Posted June 7th, 2012 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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European Union nations have agreed to allow countries to temporarily restore border checks in the visa-free area if needed to curb illegal immigration. Interior ministers of nations in the so-called Schengen zone agreed on the new rule Thursday in Luxembourg. The visa-free zone includes most of the EU countries, and also Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and […]

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EU: Tighter Border Controls in Denmark May be Unjustified

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 8:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A European Union team says Denmark has failed to justify tighter security along its borders with Germany and Sweden, and may be impeding free movement across the EU. Danish authorities imposed the new border controls in May, intending to crack down on smuggling, illegal immigration and human trafficking. A team of European Commission experts said […]

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