Europe’s Migrant Challenge Expected to Continue Into 2016

December 29, 2015 02:07 PM
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Europe in 2015 faced its most severe migration crisis in centuries as an estimated one million people - mostly Muslims - fled war in Syria and poverty in other countries of the Middle East and Africa and made the complicated trek across Turkey and eastern Europe to reach Western Europe. With another three million migrants and refugees expected in 2016, the mass migration has raised questions about the future of Europe and the ability of its countries to absorb the migrants both culturally and economically. VOA Europe Correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.