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At the end of April 2018 275 citizens had pending asylum applications in Slovenia, according to new data from Eurostat. That is more than any month since 2008.
New data from Eurostat shows a declining trend in asylum seekers in Austria. At the end of April 1020 citizens had pending asylum applications in Austria, compared to for example September when 2015 applied for asylum.
Far fewer people are arriving by sea into Europe compared to the last years, yet the political debate appears to suggest a major migration crisis. The real crisis is about mismanagement and indecision by political leaders.
A Pew Research Center survey has sought to gauge public opinion on Muslims and Jews, immigrants and immigration, and nationalism and national identity in 15 Western European countries.
Following the attempted coup d'état, the number of asylum requests from Turkish citizens for countries in the EU, Germany in particular, continues to rise.
The discourse of the European hard right concerning the numbers of migrants crossing the Mediterranean or the Alps doesn’t hold water when met with the facts.
There is no automatic assimilation of immigrants and their descendants into the same patterns of employment as natives, Eurofound researchers argue.
Europeans are becoming more enthusiastic about migration within Europe, but they remain generally hostile to immigration from outside the EU.
On average, xenophobia is not rising in European cities - according to Eurobarometer. But there are exceptions and noteworthy counter-trends, especially in Southern Europe