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EU asylum applications drop to pre-migrant wave levels

BRUSSELS/March 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The European Union’s statistics agency says the number of people applying for asylum in Europe has dropped to levels similar to those recorded before the wave of migrant arrivals in 2015. Eurostat said Tuesday that almost 650,000 people applied for asylum in the 28 EU nations for the first time … Continue reading EU asylum applications drop to pre-migrant wave levels