COUNCIL ADOPTS REFORM OF DUBLIN REGULATION.

 
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After the vote in the European Parliament, the Home Affairs Council adopted the reform of the Dublin Regulation (343/2003) on transfers of asylum seekers in the EU. This 2003 regulation aims to prevent asylum seekers from submitting multiple applications in the EU by obliging them to submit the application in the country in which they first entered Europe. "Second line" countries like France or Germany can therefore send applicants back to "first line" countries, such as Greece and Italy. After years of debate, the EP obtained a lighter version of a suspension requested by certain countries, like Malta, in cases of massive increase in asylum...

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