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  • Russian police detained 271 migrants from Central Asia and the North Caucasus region in a February 9 raid on Muslim prayer rooms, in an effort police said was to break up networks of religious extremists plotting terrorist attacks.
  • Greece’s highest administrative court, the Council of State, declared unconstitutional a law passed three years ago that allowed second-generation migrants to apply for citizenship and run for local elections, potentially stripping those rights from people who have already obtained citizenship under the law.
  • British, Belgian, and French immigration authorities carried out coordinated raids on February 6 that were aimed at apprehending smugglers of migrants.

Report

The Regional Migration Study Group of the Migration Policy Institute published a new report titled, “Strengthening Health Systems in North and Central America: What Role for Migration?”

Prepared by Rachel Stonecipher and Nolan Kline

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