UK sees huge spike in #migration flows amid #refugeecrisis

  Britain has seen one of the largest migration flow increases over the last year, according to a report published by the OECD. It analyzed migration to more than 30 industrialized countries, as ministers prepare for an emergency meeting on the refugee crisis.The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) said in a report released Tuesday that migration to the UK jumped 24 percent in 2014—the third highest increase, trailing just Israel and the Czech Republic. Last year, 108,000 more migrants entered Britain than in 2013. Though Germany received 1.25 million refugees in 2014, a much higher overall number, this … Continue reading UK sees huge spike in #migration flows amid #refugeecrisis

Breaking! EU ministers vote to approve #refugee #quotas “relocation plan”

  EU interior ministers approved a relocation plan on distributing 120,000 refugees among member states, Czech Interior Minister Milan Chovanec tweeted. He said the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, and Hungary, voted against it, while Finland abstained. Under the plan, refugees … Continue reading Breaking! EU ministers vote to approve #refugee #quotas “relocation plan”