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Border controls in France?

Border controls in France?

Published on 30. January 2017
While the temporary internal border checks within the Schengen area are still in place, the conservative candidate for French President Mr. François Fillon called for the reintroduction of “real” border controls in France. These controls are meant to prevent terrorist infiltration into the country.
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Croatia in the Schengen Area

Croatia in the Schengen Area

Published on 28. December 2016
Croatia’s accession to the Schengen Area is fully supported by the Austrian Government, said the Austrian Minister of Interior Wolfgang Sobotka during his visit to Zagreb earlier this month.
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Partial border controls in EU

Partial border controls in EU

Published on 26. December 2016
The European Union has allowed Germany and some other EU countries to keep the temporary border controls until February 2017.
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Costa Rica changes its visa policy

Costa Rica changes its visa policy

Published on 23. December 2016
Holders of EU Schengen or Japanese visa can no longer enter Costa Rica by the decision of the Costa Rican Immigration Office. The reason for this decision was that the previous regime has been “causing many problems".
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Visa free travel to Georgians and Ukrainians

Visa free travel to Georgians and Ukrainians

Published on 21. December 2016
The European Parliament has approved the mechanism which would suspend the visa-free travel to EU Schengen Zone countries to the citizens of Ukraine and Georgia.
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