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    Migrants arrive at the first registration point for asylum seekers in Erding near Munich, southern Germany, on November 15, 2016

    Bavaria Head Calls For Stricter Refugee Regulations in EU, Germany

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    Head of Germany's Bavaria state Horst Seehofer has called for strengthening of the border control in the European Union and stricter refugee regulations in Germany.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Europe is experiencing a massive refugee crisis, with hundreds of thousands of undocumented migrants fleeing their crisis-torn countries of origin in the Middle East and North Africa to escape violence and poverty.

    "The asylum seekers should be accepted in line with the agreed quotas, which are aimed at providing a fair share of burden across the European Union not exceeding the limits of country's accepting capacities," the statement obtained by the Mercur newspaper said Saturday.

    The newspaper added that Seehofer urged the authorities to set a 200,000-refugee threshold in Germany, to establish restrictions for the so-called "family reunion" and to provide aid for the developing countries, especially those in Africa.

    Germany has been the key destination for thousands of refugees and immigrants coming to Europe since the start of 2015. In 2015, the country registered over a million asylum applications. To handle the massive inflow of refugees, the EU states agreed in 2015 to adopt a quota system, which will relocate 160,000 asylum seekers across the bloc within two years.


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    • Adrienne Adonis
      Since most refugees are freeloaders of the welfare system and not true Syrian refugees , the govt needs to stop taking them in. Most are from Africa not Syria. Yet these Africans are claiming to be Syrians and are claiming to be 16 or 17 years old ....... The reason for this is that if you claim yourself as a minor then you are automatically given rights as a citizen to that country as being a minor in that country. These raping Africans are taking advantage of the laws and welfare system in place. They are there for a free ride and no one is interrogating them on this matter. The only thing they have to say is that they are Syrian and 17 years old and they are let in. Nothing good will come from these Africans being in Europe. They are not educated at all. The only thing they expect is free food, free shelter and not work. Since they are not skilled at all they will not be productive citizens. Besides that they won't assimilate into the European way of life. So taking them in was a waste of time and resources and now Europe has to deal with this invasion of human beings that Amounted to nothing in their own country.
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