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‘We need them!’ European Commissioner pleads for more migrants

The European Commission presented its reform project on migration policy on Wednesday 23 September. The project provides for a "compulsory solidarity mechanism" which poses a huge problem for many elected officials and European heads of state including Nicolas Bay.

Published: September 26, 2020, 10:34 am

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    Bay is a French politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP). He is a member of the National Rally, which is part of Europe of Nations and Freedom.

    On Wednesday, in plenary session of the European Commission and while the pact on migration and asylum was being presented, Ylva Johansson, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs took the floor. “Immigration is part of what makes our continent prosperous. We have a lot of immigration to the EU. And we need these people, our society is aging. But we also need new avenues for legal immigration,” she declared. She then called on the “European Council and member states to play down immigration policies and laws”.

    Her statements displeased several elected officials and European heads of state, including Nicolas Bay. On Twitter, he posted Ylva Johansson’s entire statement as a warning sign. This is, according to him, “the reality of EU immigration policy through the voice of the Commissioner for Home Affairs”.

    Among the reforms put in place by the Commission on September 23, as France Info pointed out, is a crisis mechanism. It means that if a country finds itself subject to strong migratory pressure and cannot take care of migrants on its own, it can then request that a “compulsory solidarity mechanism” be activated.

    The Commission then puts all the European member states to work and a choice is offered to them: they can welcome migrants or bear the financial cost of their return to their country of origin.

    What happens if a state refuses to welcome or “sponsor” a migrant? Theoretically, Brussels can decide to sanction it.

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