The most recent on the European Union (or EU). The EU contains nearly six percent of the world population and is made up of 27 member states. The political and economic organization was established to inspire a free flow of travel, goods and services across Europe.

A Tale of Two Border Crises

The droves of migrants reaching for a share of our recovering economies are made up differently. But Europe and America both traverse an inflection point in global migration patterns, and our failure to cope is eerily similar.