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Hungary puts inmates to work on anti-migrant border fence

MORAHALOM, Hungary (AP) -- A fence along Hungary's border with Serbia to stem the flow of migrants will be completed by December, a Hungarian official said Thursday.

Defense Minister Csaba Hende said 900 people will be working to install the 4-meter (13 foot) high fence along the 175-kilometer (109-mile) border.

"The Hungarian defense force is ready to complete this task," Hende said near the southern town of Morahalom.

Interior Minister Sandor Pinter said inmates in Hungarians prisons were already assembling the basic elements of the fence and unemployed workers could also help if needed. He said the fence is the only immediate solution Hungary could find to stop the flow of migrants - which stands at 81,300 already this year.

After talks Thursday with Romania's president, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic described Hungary's move to build the fence as an "unfortunate decision" prompted by the migrant crisis.

Speaking in Budapest, Janos Lazar, head of the prime minister's office, said Hungary would set up temporary tent camps in rural areas to accommodate the large number of asylum seekers and seek to close its regular migrant housing.

He also said the government would also seek to make an illegal border crossing a crime. It is now a minor offense.

"This is a clear message to human traffickers," Lazar said. "It will be much more difficult, expensive and risky to head toward Hungary."

Prime Minister Viktor Orban says Hungary does not want any migrants from outside Europe. But over the past months, 80 percent of the refugees requesting asylum in Hungary have come from war-torn countries like Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. Most leave within days to richer European Union countries like Germany before their asylum claims are settled.

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Pablo Gorondi in Budapest, Hungary, and Jovana Gec in Belgrade, Serbia, contributed

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"A border fence is useless. If we build a 4-meter fence, they'll simply use 5-meter ladders."


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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Serbia Sucks! #GoTeamHungary !


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