EU says most asylum seekers are not genuine refugees

The Telegraph reports:

Six in 10 migrants arriving in Europe are economic migrants with no right to asylum, one of the EU’s most senior officials has disclosed.

Frans Timmermans, the first vice president of the European Commission, said that the majority of those coming to the EU are not fleeing war or persecution.

Many are Tunisians or Moroccans who were joining the migrant trail through Turkey, he said, and they must be deported if the public is to consent to aiding asylum seekers.

How do you deport 600,000 people a year? Each one can appeal and appeal and the time and costs will be beyond belief.

This is why you need a secure border, and genuine refugees should be encouraged to go through the UNHCR system, rather than just turn up at the border.

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