News: February 2017

   FEBRUARY 1 – FEBRUARY 7, 2017

 Libya may allow EU ships to pursue people-smugglers in its waters THE GUARDIAN FEBRUARY 1
Opening – debates added on US travel restrictions, migration and Romania EUROPARL FEBRUARY 1
UAE say Donald Trump’s migration ban is NOT anti-Islamic and point out that the majority of Muslims are still free to travel to the US DAILY MAIL UK FEBRUARY 1
EU leaders to discuss migration, in Trump’s shadow EU OBSERVER FEBRUARY 2
Migration in the central Mediterranean debated with Ms Mogherini EUROPARL FEBRUARY 2
Polls Show Americans Support Trump Migration Actions LIFEZETTE FEBRUARY 2
E.U. Vows to Slow Migration on Sea Route That Claimed Thousands of Lives THE NEW YORK TIMES FEBRUARY 3
Italy-Libya Deal on Migration Lays Groundwork for EU Summit WPR FEBRUARY 3
The Latest: Poland refuses to take in 10 orphans from Aleppo DAILY MAIL UK FEBRUARY 3
The European Union tries to prevent a wave of migrants from Libya THE ECONOMIST FEBRUARY 4
Impatient EU looks for deal to ‘significantly reduce’ Libya migration ME FEBRUARY 4
EU migration plan will provide no quick-fix solution – PN TIMES OF MALTA FEBRUARY 4
Economics 101: there is a better way of handling illegal migration than a wall THE NATIONAL FEBRUARY 4
Muscat: Libya deal addresses people’s migration concerns MALTA TODAY FEBRUARY 5
Coastguard Intercepts 120 Europe-Bound Migrants off Tripoli Coast BREITBART FEBRUARY 5
Britain’s Labor Gaps Set to Worsen as Brexit Reduces Migration BLOOMBERG FEBRUARY 5
Translation – and migration – is the lifeblood of culture THE GUARDIAN FEBRUARY 6
UK Housing Crisis: Half of All New Homes Will Go to Migrants BREITBART FEBRUARY 6
Refugees Block Migration Min Mouzalas From Entering Elliniko Hotspot GREEK REPORTER FEBRUARY 6
Most Europeans want to STOP migration from Muslim countries, study finds, as controversy rages over Donald Trump’s US travel ban DAILY MAIL UK FEBRUARY 7

Greece seriously lagging in migration target fulfilment
EU migration chief to tell US it must keep taking in refugees EURACTIV FEBRUARY 7
Trump, Security, Refugees: Q&A With Migration Commissioner Avramopoulos THE WALL STREET JOURNAL FEBRUARY 7

   FEBRUARY 8 – FEBRUARY 15, 2017

German migration agency vows to fingerprint all refugees to combat ‘benefit fraud’ RT FEBRUARY 8
Survey: Majority of Europeans In 10 Countries Want Halt to Muslim Migration BREITBART FEBRUARY 8
Libyan authorities oppose EU migrant plans EUOBSERVER FEBRUARY 8
Ambassador: Mexico, Central America to Discuss Migration Under Trump VOA FEBRUARY 8
Brexit will cause ‘vanishingly small’ fall in net migration – report THE GUARDIAN FEBRUARY 9
Reduction in migration after Brexit to be ‘vanishingly thin’, claims think tank BELFAST TELEGRAPH FEBRUARY 9
Trump’s views on Muslim migration ‘mirrored’ across Europe THE TIMES UK FEBRUARY 9
Tunisia and Italy sign deal on illegal migration, agree to support Libya LYBIA HERALD FEBRUARY 9
Majorities In These 8 European Countries Would Back A Muslim Ban Like Trump’s THE HUFFINGTON POST FEBRUARY 10
Strict Common EU Migration Policy Only Solution for Refugee Crisis – Ambassador SPUTNIK FEBRUARY 10
Reduction In Migration After Brexit To Be ‘Vanishingly Thin’, Claims Think Tank THE HUFFINGTON POST FEBRUARY 10
Losing Hope in U.S., Migrants Make Icy Crossing to Canada THE NEW YORK TIMES FEBRUARY 11
Italy sets up fast-track asylum courts for migrants THE LOCAL IT FEBRUARY 11
Libya mayors say Europe’s migration crisis should not be dumped on them AFRICA TVNEWS FEBRUARY 11
‘Big, beautiful’ walls don’t stop migrants in the US or Europe THE CONVERSATION FEBRUARY 12
Migrating North, but to Mexico, Not the U.S. THE NEW YORK TIMES FEBRUARY 12
Migration Expert: More Than 50 Million Muslims Would Support Terrorists THE DAILY CALLER FEBRUARY 13
Immigration cuts after Brexit ‘could force Brits to retire up to 18 months later’ MIRROR FEBRUARY 13
There will be little need for more eastern European immigration post-Brexit as report says firms won’t face labour shortage THE SUN FEBRUARY 14
The EU deal with Libya on migration: a question of fairness and effectiveness ECFR EU FEBRUARY 14
UN Agriculture Official Links Aid to Farmers, Drop in Poverty, Migration VOA FEBRUARY 15
Watch: Farage Slams EuroParl for Ignoring the People on Migration – ‘They Want Tougher Rules Than I do!’ BREITBART FEBRUARY 15

   FEBRUARY 16 – FEBRUARY 28, 2017

Libya: 170 Senegalese migrants repatriated AFRICA NEWS FEBRUARY 16
Migrants head to Switzerland amid Austria border crackdown EU OBSERVER FEBRUARY 16
The numbers show EU workers are deserting us already – after Brexit, we’ll be in deep trouble THE INDEPENDENT FEBRUARY 16
Tripoli Sends 170 Senegalese Migrants Back Home THE NORTH AFRICA POST FEBRUARY 17
Russians Are Turning on Donald Trump FOREIGN POLICY FEBRUARY 17
White House Denies Report That National Guard Would Be Used for Immigration Round Ups NBC NEWS FEBRUARY 17
Top orchestra quits Britain over Brexit migration clampdown the guardian february 18
California Dream Died by Exporting Middle Class BREITBART FEBRUARY 18
Mexico warns U.S. trade war could be a threat to security co-operation THE GLOBE AND MAIL FEBRUARY 18
Donald Trump’s Comprehensive Border Reforms Kill Obama’s Pro-Migration Policies BREITBART FEBRUARY 19
Brexit pointless as it ‘WON’T reduce immigration’ as 650,000 migrants ‘set to head for UK’ DAILY STAR UK FEBRUARY 19
North Africa: A Migration Problem for EU NEW DELHI TIMES FEBRUARY 20
Where millionaires are moving: Australia tops the list cnn february 21
UK risks legitimising Sudan’s rights abuses with migration talks, MPs warn THE GUARDIAN FEBRUARY 21
More reception centres close as migration to Finland dwindles UUTISET FEBRUARY 22
Interview: is rights-based ‘good migration governance’ possible? OPEN DEMOCRACY FEBRUARY 22
Net migration to UK falls sharply after Brexit vote THE GUARDIAN FEBRUARY 23
Trump laments Germany, irregular migration and media at CPAC dw february 24
Realities of migration since the presidential election NIU TODay february 24
What Is the Truth about Crime and Immigration in Sweden? national review february 25
For Millionaire Immigrants, a Global Welcome Mat THE NEW YORK TIMES FEBRUARY 25
Theresa May poised to announce end of free movement for new EU migrants next month THE TELEGRAPH FEBRUARY 26
British children sent overseas in migration programme faced ‘unacceptable depravity’, inquiry told INDEPENDENT FEBRUARY 27
A deadly journey for children: The migration route from North Africa to Europe RELIEFWEB FEBRUARY 28

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