Tiny Hungarian Town Celebrates Terrifying Border Fence, Mayor Says ‘Calmness Has Returned’
Many consider the Hungarian border–currently manned by about 3,000 guards, dogs, thermal cameras, and soldiers–the first leg for migrants to reach the rest of the European Union. The new barrier replaced the previous single layer of fence that had been cut through easily and lacked proper security.
Germany, the epicenter of the migrant crisis, has seen a 10% increase in crime within two years. Of the increase, 92% have been attributed to young male migrants.
The migrant crisis reached a high of 138,000 refugees within a month in 2015, but has shown signs of easing up recently. Support for stricter migration laws have increased in many European nations, including Germany.