Tag: Dimitris Avramopoulos

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Compulsory Biometric ID Announced by European Commission

The European Commission has announced plans to make biometric ID cards compulsory across the bloc which will allow authorities to bar “terrorists and criminals” from accessing money and other services.

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EU’s Emergency Migrant Crisis Border Controls Will Expire Next Month

The temporary internal border controls enacted to help mitigate the migrant crisis are set to expire in November, and they are unlikely to extended despite several countries requesting an extension. EU Interior Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos has come out saying it

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Europe to Return Thousands of Illegal Pakistani Migrants

Europe will return tens of thousands of illegal Pakistani migrants, according to Dimitris Avramopoulos, the European commissioner for Migration, Home affairs and Citizenship, who made the announcement in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan.