Tag: Austrian People’s Party

Police officers block refugees on a platform of the main train station in Salzburg, near the German-Austrian border, on September 16, 2015 as tens of thousands of migrants have entered Austria from Hungary in recent weeks. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHE (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Austria: Deportations up 36 Percent Under Populist Interior Minister

Deportations of failed asylum seekers and illegal migrants have increased by 36 percent under populist Freedom Party (FPÖ) Interior Minister Herbert Kickl compared to 2017 as Austria looks to provide more information to the public on deportation cases.

A woman wearing a niqab, the islamic full veil, walks in a street of Lyon, eastern France, on January 25, 2010. A ban on the wearing of the full Islamic veil is being studied in several European countries, including the Netherlands, Denmark and Austria. In France a parliamentary commission is …

Austrian Socialists Block Burqa Ban Bid

Austrian Foreign Minister and member of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) Sebastian Kurz has accused Socialist Party (SPÖ) coalition partner of blocking integration legislation that would ban the full-face Islamic veil.

Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka (2ndL) and the Interior Minister of Italy Angelino Alfano visit Gries am Brenner on May 13, 2016

Austria Considers Terminating Asylum Status Of Criminals

The Interior Minister of Austria has announced he wants to see tougher laws on asylum seekers including the stripping of asylum for the committing of criminal offences. Interior Minister of Austria Wolfgang Sobotka has put to bed any doubt that

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Detain Illegal Migrants In Island Camps, Says Austrian Foreign Minister

(REUTERS) – Migrants who try to enter Europe illegally by boat should be denied the chance to apply for asylum and be sent back, Austria’s foreign minister said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday. Austria’s centrist government promised tougher