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As EU stresses the migration ‘crisis’ is over, Italy makes hundreds of migrants homeless
Refuting what he called populist “misinformation”, the first vice-president of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, has stressed that: “Europe is no longer experiencing the migration crisis we lived in 2015, but structural problems remain.”
- Vicki Squire
- The Conversation
The commission emphasises that the current level of arrivals is just 10% of what it was at its “peak” in 2015.
But these comments overlook the fact that the so-called “crisis” of 2015 was defined as one on the basis of a series of myths reverberating in debates about migration to Europe.
For example, research my colleagues and…