Skip to comments.Austria’s welcome mat for migrants just got considerably less welcoming
Posted on 12/29/2017 6:28:29 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
When Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz was poised to rise to power in that nation, President Alexander Van der Bellen of the left-leaning Green Party advised him to form a government committed to the European Union and human rights. It was a not very veiled message about Austrias policies regarding migrants and refugees, a contentious issue during the recent elections. Those instructions clearly didnt sink in very well. Kurzs Peoples Party was aligning with the decidedly right-wing Freedom Party and some new policies announced this week demonstrate a substantially different view of the migrant situation.
Under these new marching orders, migrants attempting to enter the country will face new entry requirements and an enhanced vetting protocol which includes surrendering their phones, as well as forfeiting cash to help pay for the cost of supporting migrant populations.
The new government in Austria, made up of the Conservative Peoples Party and the far-right Freedom Party, both pledged to crack down on immigrants to the nation. And theyve put their promises into practice.
Phones will be seized upon entry, allowing border officials to analyze mobile data to determine migrants identities, the Express newspaper reports. Money will also be taken from migrants and put towards the cost of caring for people arriving in the country. And benefits will be stopped for some migrants who have not yet paid into the country.
The move comes as European Union Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos writes that Europes Migrants Are Here to Stay.
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The invaders are refusing to learn how to speak ‘Austrian’?
Austria is starting to show signs of a survival instinct.
It’s interesting that a ‘common sense’ bloc is clearly forming in central/eastern Europe: Poland, Hungary, Austria & the Czech Republic.
Yes, they need to do everything they can to stand up for their sovereignty.
Keep the 3rd world POS’s out of your country.
it is. all but Austria former Soviet satellites.
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