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Dutch Step Up Border Controls as Migrant Crisis Continues

The Netherlands has stepped up the monitoring of traffic crossing its frontiers, a government minister said on Monday, as countries across Europe move to tighten border controls in response to an unprecedented migration crisis. The move follows a decision last September to deploy mobile border guard units along roads and railways lines to intercept migrants and separate them from asylum-seekers. "Those measures helped, but we were still seeing a rising number of smugglers being...

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