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02 Nov 2016 description

European Mitigation Efforts

European Response

Since 2015, over 1,342,000 migrants and asylum seekers have arrived by sea, and over 2,237,000 have lodged asylum applications to European countries.

The European Commission announced a Partnership Framework to deepen cooperation with countries of origin, transit, and destination, beginning with readmission to home countries of economic migrants and rejected asylum seekers from Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Mali, and Ethiopia.

16 Mar 2016 description

Asylum seekers and other migrants are arriving in Europe and encountering rapidly changing border controls as they seek transit through Europe. The EU is implementing its “hotspot” approach for new arrival registration in Italy and Greece. This is a snapshot of the situation based on available unclassified data as of March 4, 2016.

23 Dec 2015 description

Asylum seekers and other migrants are arriving in Europe and encountering rapidly changing border controls as they seek transit through Europe. The EU has begun implementing its “hotspot” approach for new arrival registration in Italy and Greece, while efforts to increase reception and temporary shelter capacity in Balkan states continue. This is a snapshot of the situation based on available data as of December 14, 2015.