• Antimo VerdeEmail author


The immigration in the EU is the main problem for the middle and lower classes—the very protagonists of this book—of the Member States. They are afraid to lose jobs and to see reduction in their wages, because of the immigrants’ invasion. But things are not so, as we will see. After the year 2015, annus horribilis of immigration, with more than 1,800,000 people crossing the European borders, of which more than 1 million arrived by sea, we have witnessed a marked reduction of arrivals thanks to the €6 billion deal with Turkey and the plan with the UN-recognised Lybian government to intercept migrant ships. But because the future foreseen demographic pressure of Africa the migration problem is not solved. It will need a structural coordinated plan by the EU: a new Marshall Plan for Africa. A small step in this direction has been the Paris Summit of August 28, 2017.


Immigration The impact on the host and origin countries The Merkel’s migration policy Proposals to address migration problem A new Marshall Plan for Africa The Paris Pact (2017) 


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  1. 1.Tuscia UniversityViterboItaly

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