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EU: Austria’s Plan to Limit Daily Asylum Requests Unlawful

The European Union's top migration official said that an Austrian plan to limit the daily number of asylum seekers is unlawful.   In a letter to the Austrian government Thursday, Dimitris Avramopoulos said that Austria has a legal obligation to accept any asylum application that is made on its territory or at its border.   Avramopoulos said that imposing a limit on asylum-seekers is not compatible with EU or international law. Ahead of an EU summit in Brussels Thursday,...

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