European Union: First half of the year sees 10 percent increase in asylum claims

According to a new report, during the first half of 2019, the EU saw a ten percent increase in the number of asylum claims. The European Asylum Support Office (EASO), the EU’s asylum agency, reported that from January 1st to the end of June,...

European Union: First half of the year sees 10 percent increase in asylum claims

According to a new report, during the first half of 2019, the EU saw a ten percent increase in the number of asylum claims. The European Asylum Support Office (EASO), the EU’s asylum agency, reported that from January 1st to the end of June, 305,000 migrants applied for asylum in the bloc. This marks a [...]

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