Refugee haven Sweden imposes temporary border controls

Refugee haven Sweden imposes temporary border controls

"Sweden will impose temporary border controls from Thursday in response to a record influx of refugees, a turnaround for a country known for its open-door policies that also threw down the gauntlet to other EU nations hit by a migration crisis. The decision by a Nordic state that touts itself as a “humanitarian superpower” underscored how the flow of refugees into the European Union is straining its prized system of open internal borders close to breaking point."

 

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  • Scrutton, Alistair and Niklas Pollard. "Refugee haven Sweden imposes temporary border controls", The Globe and Mail, November 12, 2015.
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