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Should refugees seeking asylum in Europe be distributed among EU member states according to a quota?
Forcing a country to take in a quota of refugees undermines its national sovereignty.
A quota system agreed to under existing power imbalances within the EU would unfairly favour
more powerful countries
Part of being a
state means having control over one's borders. By forcing EU members to take in a certain quota of refugees, the EU is infringing on the sovereignty of those countries.
EU member states already cede a considerable amount of sovereignty to the EU upon accession into the Union with a system of '