migration policy

European flags flutter in the wind in front of the European Commission in Brussels. PHOTO/EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ
migrants study train timetables in the northern Italian city of Ventimiglia
Sebastian Kurz and Markus Söder at a meeting of their cabinets on immigration (Reuters/L.Foeger)
Migrants are cleared out of a makeshift camp in Paris, France earlier this month.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is under pressure to EU-wide solutions to the migration crisis
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German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer meets Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte | Credit: ANSA
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer and Chancellor Angela Merkel | Credit: picture-alliance/AP photo/m. Schreiber
Migrants in Niger, one of the nations the EU has been partnering with to stem migration
The new migrant route takes a more southern approach to reach the EU.