France is set to adopt tougher immigration laws next year. More than two-thirds of migrants who come to Italy from Libya have been victims of human trafficking. Humanitarian corridors in Italy and France offer safe passage - but to whom? This and more in today's summary.
Asylum seekers: how France plans to handle those whose applications are rejected: France is set to adopt a new migration law, which will include tougher rules for people whose asylum applications have been rejected. The bill is currently being debated in France’s lower house of parliament. Read more here.
Seventy percent migrants from Libya victims of trafficking: A recent study by Link Campus University confirms that 70 percent of migrants who come from Libya to Italy have been victims of human trafficking. Read more here.
Humanitarian corridors are saving lives: The humanitarian corridors set up in Italy, and now France, offer a safe passage to these countries for vulnerable people from abroad. But what are they and how do people qualify? Read more here.
Asylum seekers' plight in Danish deportation center limbo: Since mid-October, 28 Iranian Kurds staying at the Kærshovedgård Danish deportation center have decided to go on a hunger strike to protest against their living conditions and to have their asylum application file reopened: Read more here.
Rugby initiative in Italy helps migrants integrate: The 'Prima Meta' projects just outside Rome aims to promote migrant inclusion through the sport of rugby. For some, it may even provide a lifeline in becoming recognized as an asylum seeker. Read more here.