Ex-Danish Minister Teams up with Populists for 50,000 Deportation Plan

Ex-Danish Minister Teams up with Populists for 50,000 Deportation Plan


The hardline former immigration minister Inger Støjberg has teamed up with the populist Danish People’s Party (DF) on a plan to deport as many as 50,000 migrants by 2030.

Støjberg, who sits in parliament as an independent after leaving the Liberal Party, has joined with the populists on a plan that could see as many as 70 per cent of the people who have come to Denmark in the last few decades as refugees or under family reunification rules be deported.

The proposal would lead to the deportation of migrants who have been unemployed for seven of the last ten years, have been on welfare benefits for more than 12 consecutive months, have not attained a certain proficiency in the Danish language, or have

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