A controversial draft law proposed by the Danish government to empower the authorities to seize valuable assets from refugees in order to pay for their stay when applying for asylum in Denmark, and postpone the right to family reunification for refugees under temporary protection, was debated by Civil Liberties Committee MEPs with Danish Foreign Affairs Minister Kristian Jensen and Minister for Immigration, Integration and Housing Inger Støjberg on Monday.
Video: opening by Kinga Gal (EPP, HU), Civil Liberties Committee Vice-chair, and statement by Danish Foreign Affairs Minister Kristian Jensen
Video: statement by Danish Minister for Immigration, Integration and Housing Inger Støjberg
Video: statement by Danish Minister for Immigration, Integration and Housing Inger Støjberg (part 2)
Video: statement by Steve Ryan, European Commission (DG Home)
Video: statements by Roberta Metsola (EPP, MT) and Birgit Sippel (S&D, DE)
Video: statements by Anders Vistisen (ECR, DK), Cecilia Wikstrom (ALDE, SE), Cornelia Ernst (GUE/NGL)
Video: statements by Judith Sargentini (Greens/EFA), Laura Ferrara (EFDD, IT), Lorenzo Fontana (ENF, IT)