EU leaders reach agreement on migration after late-night summit

EU leaders take part in a European Union summit in Brussels, June 28, 2018. WVNTR – (EuroNews) – European Union leaders have reached an agreement on migration after almost nine hours of talks in Brussels over the sensitive issue threatening their union and zone of free travel, as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government. […]

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Estonia issues three large investor residence permits in 2017

Euros. Source: (Benoit Tessier/Illustration/Reuters/Scanpix) WVN – Estonia’s Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) issued three large investor residence permits, to qualify for which individuals had to invest at least €1 million in Estonia. All three recipients were Russian citizens, daily Eesti Päevaleht reports. As only three large investor residence permits were applied for last year, […]

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Outside US Port of Entry, Asylum-Seekers Prepare to Make Their Case

WVN – TIJUANA, MEXICO — After more than a month of travel by foot, bus and train, the Central American caravan of more than 150 people has stalled at Tijuana’s U.S.-Mexico port of entry, where many are hoping to receive asylum — a U.S. safeguard against deportation for individuals believed to have a “credible fear” of […]

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Scandinavian countries are copying Canada’s approach to immigration

Scandinavian countries have been inspired by Canada on dealing with the challenges of immigration. Image: REUTERS/Peter Nicholls WVN – As a wave of “Scandimania” sweeps the world, Canada is serving as an inspiration for Scandinavian countries dealing with the challenges of increased immigration and ethnic diversity. Scandinavian nations have, for a long time, been portrayed […]

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Canada budgets over $1.3 billion to help immigrants settle in the country

WVN – The government of Canada has approved a budget of about 1.34 billion Canadian Dollars for a two, to six-years period to help Temporary Foreign Workers, Refugees/Asylum Seekers and other prospective economic immigrants to settle in Canada with their family members. According to a special press release by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), […]

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EU presses tough migration stance with more Turkey money, stricter visa rules

WVN – (Reuters) – The European Union on Wednesday said it would chip in another three billion euros ($3.7 billion) for Syrian refugees in Turkey, and restrict travel for countries refusing to take back their citizens who fail to obtain asylum in Europe. The latest measures to curb immigration from the Middle East and Africa, […]

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