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Austria restricts immigration and hampers integration

By: Vianey LORIN | Anthony MILLS
1 min

Immigration is on the menu as EU leaders gather in the Austrian city of Salzburg. But the issue is also high on the domestic agenda. Austria's coalition government, made up of the conservatives and the far right, is implementing restrictive immigration policies. As well as keeping tight control of the borders, the government has cut the number of German classes for refugees and asylum seekers. Our correspondents report.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Gaëlle Essoo.

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