Border controls tighten
Germany and other nations instituted border controls Monday, while Hungary moved to reinforce its frontier a day ahead of a planned crackdown on migration. The measures took hold before European Union interior ministers were set discuss a plan to resettle 160,000 asylum seekers. In clear signs the route was tightening, border checks were imposed by Germany, Austria and Slovakia — a reversal of the policies of open frontier that has become one of the hallmarks of E.U. integration. The Czech Republic boosted forces at the border with Austria.