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Migrants from sub-Saharan Africa climb over a fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, March 28, 2014 (AP photo by Santi Palacios).

Can Spain and Sanchez Buck Europe’s Anti-Migrant Trend?

Friday, Sept. 7, 2018

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and managing editor, Frederick Deknatel, discuss the battle for Idlib in Syria and the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats’ surge ahead of Sweden’s upcoming parliamentary elections. For the Report, Malia Politzer talks with WPR’s senior editor, Robbie Corey-Boulet, about Spain’s approach to an influx of African migrants under new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.

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Spain Is the New Magnet for Europe-Bound Migrants. How Will They Be Received?
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