Austria announces it will check migrants’ asylum status at border with Hungary
- Hundreds of migrants discovered on an overcrowded train from Budapest at the Austrian border will have their status checked by Austrian authorities.
- If migrants are discovered to have applied for asylum in Hungary, they will be barred from further movement and returned to Hungary.
- Migrants with no asylum application in progress will be given two weeks to decide whether to apply for asylum in Austria, or be returned to their last country of transit.
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