Refugees are stranded in hotels and some are beginning to express frustration, wanting to move into houses.
The U.S. Senate and Homeland Security wanted to quiz Canada during hearings on Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Implications for U.S. national security on ‘our’ plan to quickly bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees. The Canadian Embassy in Washington was asked to appear before the Senate committee, but declined.
In Europe, the refugee issue continues to broil. German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that refugees must be prepared to return home when the war is over. Sweden is considering removing 80,000 migrants/refugees. On Friday, hundreds of masked men entered Stockholm’s main train station and beat anyone who did not appear to be ethnically Swedish. A pro-refugee rally with thousands participating took place in Vienna.