Migration

Ad hoc Deals Are No Permanent Solution to the Ongoing Migration Crisis Say Italy and Malta

Last week, the rescue vessel Alan Kurdi, which was carrying 65 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya, was denied…

EU Policy Toward Libya Under Renewed Scrutiny

The lawsuit, which will likely be symbolic in nature, comes as the EU tries to shore up support for Tripoli’s…

What to Expect From the 6th South EU Summit?

Coming on the heels of the European Parliament elections – and mere days prior to the EU Council meeting –…

Shifting Tides: Lampedusa, Matteo Salvini and the Italian Migrant Crisis

In a boon for European populists, the Italian right-wing Party, the Northern League, made significant gains in the European elections…

Hoping to Stem the Tide, Morocco Cuts Illegal Migration Into Spain

Spain’s elections might be over, but the topic of migration remains as hot as ever, both in Spain and across…

“We Don’t Have the Luxury Not to Talk About Migration” – Maltese Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion

As former Maltese Prime Minister, Dom Mintoff, once asserted: “There can be no security and peace in Europe if there…

Immigration Is Not the Primary Concern of Most EU Voters, Polls Show

There’s no mistaking the rise in anti-migrant rhetoric across Europe. In Hungary, Viktor Orban rode it to re-election, and in…

Trying to Balance Nationalist And Anti-Migrant Tensions, The EU Floats a Compromise on Operation Sophia – But at What Cost?

The EU will soon cease the maritime patrols that rescued thousands of migrants, attempting the perilous crossing from North Africa…

As Malta’s Economy Thrives, Unemployment Drops, And Wages Rise – Slowly

An IMF report released recently, noted Malta’s improvements in the banking sector, along with its booming economy – all good…

Malta’s Economic Boom And The Resulting Influx of Foreign Workers is Creating a Housing Shortage

Malta has continued to show its economic strength, as real GDP grew by 7.5% during the third quarter of 2018,…
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