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Migrant Arrivals Drop 51 Pct; Italian PM Says Migration Threat to EU Border-Free Travel Zone

* Migration threat to EU’s 26-country border-free travel zone, says Italian prime minister. * Arrival figures for refugees and migrants currently 51% down on last year and 81% down on 2016. JUN 26, 2018: The United Nations Migration Agency IOM reports that 40,944 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through the first six months of 2018. That total compares to 84,675 at this time last year, and over 215,997 at this time in 2016. In other words, Mediterranean arrivals at this point in 2018 are running at significantly belowRead More