IMMIGRATION

Spain’s Constitutional Court backs express deportations

The ruling gives the government the legal backing to continue to send migrants straight back to Morocco instead of processing them first in Spain

IMMIGRATION

Growing migrant crisis in Canary Islands pushes Spanish government to action

Madrid promises more facilities, deportations and diplomatic efforts to stem the surge, while regional leaders warn about the risk of political profit for the far right

IMMIGRATION

European Court of Human Rights backs Spain in express deportation case

The magistrates ruled that the Spanish government acted lawfully when it returned to Morocco two migrants who had jumped the border fence at the exclave city of Melilla

SPANISH POLITICS

Spain’s public prosecutors uneasy about government’s pick for prosecutor general

Critics warns that naming ex-Justice Minister Dolores Delgado to the top role jeopardizes the judiciary’s image of impartiality