Europe signals tighter border travel checks

EU announces plan to allow states to close borders if they expect surge of immigrants.

    European Union interior ministers have announced a draft plan to allow countries to close their frontiers if they are expecting a surge of immigration.

    The move follows the mass migration of refugees from North Africa.

    The announcement has prompted concerns that it could undermine the ideal of free movement in Europe.

    Laurence Lee reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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