What has Europe done to help refugees?

What has Europe done to help refugees?

Fostering the integration of refugees and migrants in Europe Alongside asylum policies, border protection programmes and humanitarian aid, the EU is supporting the integration of refugees in European societies, for instance through the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF).

Why do refugees go to Europe?

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, most of the people who arrived in Europe in 2015 were refugees fleeing war and persecution in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and Eritrea: 84 percent of Mediterranean Sea arrivals in 2015 came from the world’s top ten refugee-producing countries …

Where do refugees to Europe come from?

The EU external border control agency, FRONTEX, say that the large majority of the people come from Syria, Eritrea, Sudan, Afghanistan and Iraq. Of these, by far the largest group are Syrians.

How do refugees travel to Europe?

To claim asylum in Europe, refugees have to get here first. To travel by ordinary lawful routes, these people are required to obtain visas. And there are no visas available for those who are seeking asylum.

Why are European countries accepting refugees?

VALUES MATTER As Europe’s Post-War unity,democracy and basic rights come under unprecedented threat,we need more than ever to stand up for our values.

  • REAL SECURITY The idea that shutting out refugees will bolster Europe’s security is a dangerous illusion.
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