A Continent Adrift Juncker Proposes Fixes to EU's Broken Asylum Policies

Europe's asylum policies are broken: That much has become clear in recent weeks amid the huge numbers of refugees entering the EU from the Western Balkans. Can policymakers bring the situation under control? By SPIEGEL Staff
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivered his State of the Union address on Wednesday in Brussels.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivered his State of the Union address on Wednesday in Brussels.

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Graphic: What Juncker's quota system would look like.

Graphic: What Juncker's quota system would look like.

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Graphic: Balkan asylum seekers in Germany.

Graphic: Balkan asylum seekers in Germany.

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Translated from the German by Chris Cottrell