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People in Germany rally in support of refugees, September 17, 2018
Most asylum seekers in Cyprus are unemployed and have nowhere to live
Help being given to a boat that overturned off the coast of Libya, rescued by the Italian Coast Guard and the Catalan NGO Activa Open Arms, in a photo that the NGO posted on its Twitter account

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Venezuelan migrant families are seen at a makeshift camp alongside the Cali river in northern Cali, Colombia, on July 31, 2018
"You have to keep working on yourself, you have to become active."

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Migrants sitting at the Njila detention center in Tripoli after they fled from another center near the airport, due to fighting between rival factions | Credit: EPA/STRINGER
Volunteers help migrants arriving on Lesbos.
The 2018 Mediterranean Caravel journalism prize ceremony | Credit: ANSA

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Swedish police round up a group of migrants on board a train in the southern Swedish city of Malmo | Credit: EPA/ Stig-Ake
Commissions for cases of hardship can perform one final assessment on your asylum case once all other legal options have been exhausted
Church asylum usually only applies to asylum seekers who are threatened with some form of deportation to inhumane living conditions, including torture or even death.

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Salem, an Eritrean relocated from Italy to Portugal