FDP needs to increase all border controls by one yr | EUROtoday

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Because of the soccer event, momentary controls will initially apply in any respect German Schengen inner borders till July 19. In addition, the Federal Ministry of the Interior introduced on the finish of May that it will prolong the stationary controls on the land borders with Poland, the Czech Republic and Switzerland, which have been in place since autumn 2023, by six months till mid-December. The cause given for this was to fight individuals smuggling and restrict irregular migration. Border controls on the German-Austrian land border have been in place since autumn 2015.

According to the Federal Police, round 830,000 checks had been carried out within the first three weeks of the measures taken to mark the European Championships, and 603 excellent arrest warrants had been executed. 150 individuals smugglers had been briefly arrested and 146 individuals who had already been deported at an earlier time had been turned away.

However, the police union (GdP) in Brandenburg doesn’t see any vital impact in decreasing irregular migration in view of the everlasting controls on the Polish border. From a police tactical perspective, stationary controls wouldn’t obtain the identical effectiveness as potential cellular controls, it stated.