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    Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic are in breach of the European Union law by refusing to take in migrants under the bloc's mandatory migrant quota scheme, the top EU legal adviser says. According to Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston, who advises the European Court of Justice (ECJ), the members countries of the bloc have "no legitimate security grounds to reject the quota scheme" that proposes to settle hundreds of thousands migrants arriving in Europe.

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has vowed to “use force” to protect the country’s borders after Turkey threatened to unleash a wave of immigrants into Europe, French TV network Euronews reported. The statement came after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's threatened to “open the gates and send 3.6 million” migrants over to Europe.

    German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer warned that the country could soon be overwhelmed by a refugee wave more significant than the one in 2015. "We need to do more to help our European partners with controls at the EU's external borders. We’ve left them alone for too long," Seehofer said during a visit to Turkey. "If we don’t do this, we’ll experience a wave of refugees like in 2015 - or perhaps an even larger one."

    Germany will ramp up border checks to stop illegal immigrants, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer announced. The move comes after the country's right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) made big gains in the last month's regional elections. Berlin "simply can't get a grip" on illegal immigration, German newspaper Bild claimed. "The problem has aggravated as more and more Syrian refugees cross over from Turkey into the EU," the newspaper reported on Sunday, "The situation in cramped refugees camps in Greece is dramatic. German government fears that many of the migrants could try to get to Germany."

    Officials have reported hundreds of mumps cases among detained migrants in 19 states.
    Mumps has swept through 57 immigration detention facilities in 19 states since September, according to the first U.S. government report on the outbreaks in the overloaded immigration system. The virus sickened 898 adult migrants and 33 detention center staffers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in its report Thursday.