EU: Resistance in the European Parliament against von der Leyens name for refugee department
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Brussels (AFP) A broad front by MEPs rejects the designation of the Department for Migration in the new EU Commission by Ursula von der Leyen. Her group told the Commission that the title "Protecting our European way of life" was unacceptable, Socialist Group Leader Iratxe García said Thursday in Brussels. With regard to foreclosure tendencies in refugee policy, the Greens, the Left and the Liberals also demanded a change of name.