Hungarian ruling parties call on EC to explain prepaid debit cards issued for migrants

The ruling Fidesz and Christian Democrat (KDNP) parties call on the European Commission to answer some questions regarding prepaid debit cards...

UN commissioner and Venice Commission: Stop Soros laws is xenophobic

The "Stop Soros" laws passed on Wednesday criminalising people and organisations that assist asylum seekers are "shameful" and "xenophobic",...

Orbán cabinet to submit “Stop Soros” package to parliament

Hungary is ready for debates about its "Stop Soros" package of bills, a senior government official said on Tuesday, noting that the government...

Security, protection of refugees not incompatible, says UNHCR chief in Budapest

The protection of refugees is not incompatible with guaranteeing security, the head of the United Nations' Refugee Agency (UNHCR) told a press...

Up to 150 migrants damage southern border fence on daily basis

Budapest, May 30 (MTI) - About 100-150 migrants attempt to enter Hungary each day by damaging the fence along the border with Serbia and...

Government: Migrant quota referendum question fair, lawful

Budapest, February 26 (MTI) - The government initiative for a referendum on the migrant quota is fair and lawful, Justice Minister László...

UNHCR director calls for simpler registration, sufficient services for migrants

Budapest, September 8 (MTI) - Migrants arriving in Hungary seeking international protection should be offered simpler registration procedures...

UNHCR Budapest centre set for expansion

Budapest, July 14 (MTI) - The Budapest service centre of the UN Refugee Agency will expand both in terms of area and the size of its staff, a...

UNHCR delegation visits S Hungary

Budapest, July 13 (MTI) - A delegation by the United...