Tag: Migrant crisis

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Italy’s Salvini to Fund Pro-Family Policy with Tax on Migrants

Matteo Salvini’s populist League (La Lega) has promised a comprehensive new pro-family government policy including child care and other policies to encourage Italians to have more children, with the plan being partially funded by a tax on migrants sending cash overseas.

Migrant men wait in line for their lunch in front of an abandoned school dorm, near the center of the western-Bosnian town of Bihac, on July 4, 2018. (Photo by ELVIS BARUKCIC / AFP) (Photo credit should read ELVIS BARUKCIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Bosnia Fears Becoming New Calais as Migrants Surge Across Border

More and more migrants have been flowing across the border into Bosnia in recent months, hoping to cross into Croatia and the European Union, but the numbers may be fueling prior tensions between ethnic and religious groups in the country.

Illegal migrants sit in a port in Tagiura, east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, after 137 migrants of African origins were rescued by coast guard boats off the coast of Libya on July 21, 2016. / AFP / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

Italy and Libya Reject EU’s Latest Migrant Crisis Plan

Italy’s populist government has rejected the European Union’s (EU) latest migration plan, refusing to take in illegal migrants travelling by sea, as Libya rejects processing centres inside its borders.