Third World invaders pretending to be “refugees” in Austria will be in future be forced to prove that that country was their first port of entry into the European Union—a physical impossibility unless they fly in —and if they fail to do so, they will be returned to whichever EU state they first entered, according to a new law.
The law, approved by the Austrian cabinet last week, will also force invaders to hand over their cell phones and up to €840 euros ($1,040) in cash before applying for “asylum.” The cash will be put towards the costs of their applications, while authorities will examine whether geo-location data from the “refugees’” phones match their accounts of how they arrived in the country.
If the applicant is found to have previously entered another European country where the EU’s “Dublin regulation” is in force, they will be sent back there. As all invaders entering Austria will have crossed several EU countries before invading that country, this effectively means that all of them will be sent back to Greece, Italy, Spain, or any other border EU state.
Interior Minister Herbert Kickl, who is from the Freedom Party (FPÖ) said his aim was a “restrictive and enforceable law regarding the rights of foreigners” in order to end “abuse” of the asylum system.
The measures are due to be voted through by parliament in the next few weeks.
In last year’s parliamentary election, a crackdown on immigration was one of the FPÖ’s key themes and was also adopted by Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his centre-right Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) in a successful attempt to steal the former party’s platform.
The measures announced on Wednesday also mean that existing “refugees” will only be able to apply for Austrian citizenship after ten years, as opposed to six previously. Deportations of invaders—even if they have already received “asylum”—who are convicted of crimes will also be speeded up.
Two weeks ago, Kickl said he would push EU colleagues to end the possibility of “asylum” applications being made in Europe. He wants a system where people could only apply for asylum in so-called “transit zones”, outside the EU’s borders.