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Denmark no longer to automatically accept UN refugee resettlement quota

COPENHAGEN: Denmark will no longer automatically accept a quota of refugees under a UN resettlement program after passing a law on Wednesday that enables the government to determine how many can enter each year. Since 1989, Denmark has agreed to take 500 refugees a year selected by the United Nations under a program to ease the burden on countries that neighbor war zones. But after the European migration crisis in 2015 brought almost 20,000 claims for asylum, Denmark has refused to take any UN quota refugees. Under…