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EU Proposes New Asylum Rules to Stop Migrants Crossing Europe

The European Commission proposed more unified EU asylum rules Wednesday, in a bid to stop people waiting for refugee status from moving around the bloc and disrupting its passport-free zone. In an unprecedented wave of migration last year, 1.3 million people reached the EU and most ignored legal restrictions, trekking from the Mediterranean coast to apply for asylum in wealthy Germany, prompting some EU countries to suspend the Schengen Area system that allows free passage between most EU...

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