Fred and Pinky and I just got back from a road trip that we didn’t plan to take until we realized we had to. Even though I had researched every possible thing I could find about how to become a Mexican resident, there was one major thing I didn’t come across, and that thing is no bigger than a postcard, but it’s huge. 605 more words
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After two days of absolute serenity in the mountains of Manizales; I left on Wednesday the 14th of October. My destination was San Agustin, one of my last stops in Colombia before crossing the border into Ecuador. 2,792 more words
Asylum seekers ARE coming through Russia to Finland. Now we see the failure of individual countries closing borders.
This link. Unfortunately I don’t have the access rights to the whole article, but the title of the article says enough: “The pressure at the Eastern Border grows – More and more asylum seekers arrive in Finland through Raja-Jooseppi.” Ok, the numbers are small (67 this year, until 3.11.2015) but still. 79 more words
Yesterday I wrote a short blog on asylum seeker routes. The thing that piqued my interest was the statement by EASO director Robert Visser, who stated in Dutch newspaper Trouw, that “Since a few weeks, Finland gets remarkable amounts of asylum seekers ”. 416 more words