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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Migration crisis

All time
# Migrants
'End of playtime': Marine Le Pen wants to ban 'foreigners' from state schools
She later clarified that she only wanted to block education for illegal immigrants.
# Brussels or Budapest
99.8% of Hungarian voters have rejected EU migrant quotas in 'invalid' referendum
While almost all who voted backed the Government, turnout was short of the 50% threshold.
# Migration crisis
Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees
Ireland has pledged to take in 4,000 people by the end of next year and so far about 500 have been accepted.
# perilous journey
UN: More than one million refugees have entered Europe in 2015
The vast majority have crossed the Mediterranean and landed in Greece.
# Migration crisis
'We need some breathing room' - Sweden is tightening its asylum rules
The Scandinavian country received 80,000 asylum applications in the past two months.
# slow clap
Cash for underused airports and farms used for motocross: How the EU wasted billions
The EU’s financial watchdog said the ‘error rate’ for spending was over 4% of the union’s budget.
# no end in sight
The migration crisis far from over as 12,200 people enter Austria in 36 hours
The total is higher than recent days.
# Refugees
Overcoming opposition, EU approves plan to relocate 120,000 migrants
Ban Ki-Moon appealed to leaders across the 28-nation bloc, urging them to “show leadership and compassion”.
# refugee crisis
US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017
Meanwhile, at least 13 migrants including six children died off the coast of Turkey earlier today.
# Migration crisis
Refugees 'won't get to choose what country they go to'
“That doesn’t exist anywhere in the world.”
# Migration crisis
Thousands are fleeing Eritrea - what are they running from?
The country is producing around 4,000 migrants every single month.
# Not finalised
It's still not clear how many refugees Ireland is taking
A special cabinet meeting will take place this week to discuss Ireland’s response to the migration crisis.