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Migrants sit in the street of Via Cupa outside the former Baobab migrants reception centre next to the Tiburtina train station in Rome on August 8, 2016. Set up almost three years ago the Baobab centre was shut down by police in December 2015 in the wake of Paris attacks. …

Italy Slashes Asylum Seeker Benefit Payments

Populist Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has ordered that benefits for asylum seekers be substantially reduced saying the money saved will be given to police working overtime shifts instead.

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Germany Wanted To Turn Back Migrants In Sept 2015

BERLIN (AP) – Germany planned to close its border with Austria and turn back asylum seekers in September 2015, a move that could have dramatically changed the course of the European migrant crisis that was at its peak at the

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Death of Schengen: Germany-Austria Border Control Extended Indefinitely

One of the key principles and flagship developments of the European Union (EU), open borders, has taken another significant blow as Germany and Austria held a joint press conference to announce the new border controls between their countries were going to continue indefinitely.

A Mexican National looks through the United States-Mexico Border wall in San Ysidro, California on Saturday, November 19, 2016. / AFP / Sandy Huffaker

Obama: ‘Borders Mean Something’ for the Majority of Americans

“What we can do is to work along the borders in a cooperative way with Mexico so that the pressure of what are now mostly Central American immigrants into our country is handled in a humane way,” Barack Obama tells Rolling Stone.

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Europe Threatens to Quarantine Greece Over Immigration Fiasco

The Commission of the European Union (EU) has told Greece that it has three months to come into compliance with its system of registering and processing migrants, or its borders will be sealed and migrants will be forced to remain

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Poll: Social Issues Surge in Importance to Voters

Establishment elites repeat in an echo chamber that voters don’t care about social issues or, alternatively, that voters favor liberal positions on these issues, so either way, Republicans should avoid them. But Republican candidates are ignoring this coastal-elite groupthink by tackling these issues, and polls show that voters do in fact deeply care about what kind of culture we live in.

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U.S. Intel Chief: Iraq and Syria May Be Finished as Nations

Lt. General Vincent Stewart, head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, said on Thursday that he feared Iraq and Syria might never recover from the Islamic State invasion, Syrian civil war, and related stress factors. “I’m having a tough time seeing it come back together,” Stewart confessed, as quoted by the Associated Press.

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Three Ways ISIS and Its Supporters Could Strike America

This past weekend, while you were attending church, watching the Masters or just enjoying the beautiful early Spring sunshine, ISIS was busy releasing an 11-minute video called “We Will Burn America.”