Up to half a million activists have flooded the streets of Barcelona demanding the government in Madrid lives up to the EU-set refugee quota and welcome thousands more of asylum seekers into the country.
Today, you have reporters and the President going after each other, insulting each other – more ‘Sturm und Drang’. But this is supposed to be about ‘we the people’; it is supposed to be about policy, Ted Rall, political writer & cartoonist, told RT.
President Trump promised an immigrant ban to vet new arrivals. He delivered on his pledge, and we see the majority of Americans approve. We see most Europeans also want such a policy, said Michael Modrikamen leader of the Belgian People's Party.
Should Germany close its borders to sort the problem of mass migration or should it be humane to people fleeing possible death? Are walls a solution or will the separation of people only make things worse? RT discussed with experts.
EU leaders have adopted a declaration which is set to stem illegal immigration into the bloc from Libya and neighboring countries via the Mediterranean. An MSF representative has told RT the deal is likely to exacerbate the problem.
Sweden has extended border controls with its southern neighbor Denmark until May to battle the illegal migration flow, after Brussels agreed to extend the emergency border checks inside the EU’s Schengen free-travel zone.