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The Closed Controlled Access Center for asylum seekers on Samos, Greece, October 21, 2021. The hotspot was created in 2021 with EU funds. 

New EU Migration Deal Will Increase Suffering at Borders

A June 8 agreement among European Union countries on asylum procedures and migration management is a recipe for more abuse at EU borders. The deal creates an expedited “border procedure” for anyone applying for asylum following an irregular entry or disembarkation after a rescue at sea.