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on September 1, 2017 in World News

UN Refugee Agency Says They Want at Least 380,000 Migrants in Europe Per Year

by Chris Tomlinson The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has said there are at least 380,000 people that are seeking refuge in Europe every year, and the European Union should work to take in more migrants. Currently, the EU is increasing the number of asylum seekers it takes in through legal channels at a rate of 20,000 per year, but the UNHCR said the increase is not enough. The group has called for a double-digit increase in numbers and said the new proposal to accept migrants in Africa could facilitate a growth in numbers, Austrian newspaper Kurier reports. Ruth Schöffl, a spokesman… View Article

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