The Migrant Crisis in Europe

Presider: Susan F. Martin
Speaker: Gregory A. Maniatis
Speaker: Nancy Lindborg

Experts assess the current state of the escalating migration and refugee crisis in Europe.

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Primary Sources

European Agenda on Migration

On May 13, 2015, the European Commission reviewed the Schengen Agreement to clarify its agenda on migration, in response to the influx of migrants from Ukraine, the Middle East, Asia, and North Africa who were seeking asylum in Europe. Implementation packages were released May 27 and September 9, with details on refugees distribution, funds for countries receiving and settling refugees, and search and rescue operations for traveling refugees. 

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