Germany to Send Refugees to Greece

Germany will send fellow EU member, Greece, 392 asylum seekers using the EU’s Dublin Convention as an excuse. The Dublin Convention states that the first EU country a refugee arrives in, makes that nation responsible for their asylum claim. However, since the economic recession in 2008, Greece has failed to recover financially still relying on bailouts from the IMF and EU (Germany). Greek migrant reception … Continue reading Germany to Send Refugees to Greece

E.U. Court Ruling Reinforces Dublin Agreement

The E.U.’s top court has upheld the right of member states to deport asylum-seekers to the first E.U. country they enter. This ruling reinforces the Dublin Agreement which states that, the first country that a refugee steps in is responsible for the asylum of that refugee. The Dublin Agreement has placed a heavy burden on countries like Italy, Croatia and Greece who are responsible for … Continue reading E.U. Court Ruling Reinforces Dublin Agreement