Greece: The Challenge of ImmigrationIn January, Greece took over the rotating EU presidency, and one of its priorities is that of illegal immigration. Our team in Greece takes us to the island of Mytilini. Like Lampe...
ON THE GROUND
Syrian refugees: The end of the European dream?Over three million refugees have had to choose between the hell of war in Syria or exile. Most have fled to neighbouring countries. But every day, hundreds try to enter Europe. In...
Luxembourg: A haven for tax evaders? (part 2)We meet Luxembourg's largest immigration group: the Portuguese, who arrived here in the 1970s to work in the steel mills. Four decades later, a new generation of Portuguese fl...
One killed, dozens hurt in Australian asylum camp riotOne person was killed and 77 injured overnight Monday during a second night of rioting at an Australian immigration detention centre on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island.
Retiree stripped of French citizenship over technicalitySikhou Camara was naturalized a French citizen in 1966. Yet the recent discovery of a minute administrative error made 45 years ago means that he and his family may suddenly be re-...
USA - FRANCE
Paris mayoral hopeful wants immigrant ID cards ‘like in New York'’A pledge by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to provide ID cards to undocumented workers has inspired a French left-wing candidate running for Paris mayor to make the policy a part of...
European elections: Populist parties ride eurosceptic waveIn May, voters across the EU will elect 751 MEPs to the European Parliament. Recent polls suggest anti-EU populists of the left and right could take up to 25% of the assembly'...
In The Papers
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
'Fortress Switzerland'INTERNATIONAL PRESS – Tues. 11.02.14: International papers are critical of Sunday’s vote in Switzerland to bring back strict quotas for immigration from European Union countries. A...
In The Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
'The Swiss virus'FRENCH PRESS – Tues. 11/02/14: Papers continue to react to Sunday’s vote in Switzerland to bring back strict quotas for immigration from European Union countries.
Swiss immigration vote angers EU, vindicates far-rightNumerous EU leaders warned Monday that the choice by Swiss voters to impose new curbs on immigration has violated the “sacred principle” of freedom of movement.
French taxi drivers strike over competition from car servicesTaxi drivers in France have gone on strike for the second time in a month over what they claim is unfair competition from private hire car services. Government efforts to restrict...
Switzerland narrowly votes to curb immigrationSwiss voters have narrowly backed reintroducing strict immigration quotas, official results from a referendum on Sunday showed. The measure passed with around 50.3 percent of the v...
SWITZERLAND - IMMIGRATION