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Migrant Repatriation Efforts Intensify in Cyprus

Cyprus has deported 181 migrants back to their home countries in a bid to tackle illegal immigration, with a total of 3,763 people repatriated this year alone. This operation reflects a broader policy shift aimed at managing migration flows and upholding immigration laws within the country’s borders.

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Clampdown on Employing Irregular Syrian Migrants

In response to the influx of Syrian migrants, the Cypriot government has implemented strict measures including suspending automatic refugee status processing, increasing police surveillance, and cracking down on illegal employment. These actions aim to control migration flows, tighten employment restrictions, and streamline the asylum process, while also considering the reclassification of safe zones in Syria and advocating for the repatriation of certain individuals.

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