Serhat TUNAR -TDO- Six European Union members, including Germany and France, have restarted border controls to prevent migrants from going to other European Union countries.
The migration of asylum seekers, who are referred to as secondary immigration, raises concern, particularly in Germany, France, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Austria. Germany, which has only controlled the Austrian border to date, announced that it will extend this practice until 2020.
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer recently announced that security forces would intensify checks on the country's 3,700km border. Seehofer announced on his social media account that security had begun at the border and had ordered police forces to intensify search operations in Germany.
As it is known, EURODAC has been used since 2003 to prevent refugees from seeking asylum in more than one EU country. EURODAC is considered one of the most successful systems in the European Union.