[Ed. – Ordinarily, we wouldn’t link you to a site we don’t have a subscription for. But this is big, if the exclusive claimed by the Times is valid. Apparently, the move will involve threats to countries receiving foreign aid from the EU, if they don’t take their migrants back.]
Hundreds of thousands of failed asylum seekers will be deported from Europe within weeks under secret plans leaked to The Times.
Brussels will threaten to withdraw aid, trade deals and visa arrangements if countries such as Niger and Eritrea refuse to take back their economic migrants. The proposals also envisage EU states detaining thousands of migrants to prevent them from absconding to avoid deportation.