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Rescued migrants on board a Sea-Eye boat | Photo: Picture Alliance / dep /
Migrants in Maximilien in Brussels in 2016 | Photo: Médecins du Monde / Kristof Vadino


Rugged up against the cold. The Diavata camp near Thessaloniki is over capacity as migrants continue to arrive from the Turkish border | Photo: Imago
A view of the CRA in Mesnil-Amelot, France | Photo: La Cimade
Inside camp Bira in Bihac, Bosnia | Photo: Help Now


Authorities recorded raids associated with the operation | Credit: ANSA/GUARDIA DI FINANZA POLICE
A Syrian migrant walking along the Balkan route | Photo: ANSA
Critics say that especially women face persecution in Maghreb states | PHOTO: picture-alliance/dpa/M Messara

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There are certain requirements that you have to fulfill as an asylum seeker
Migrants stopped by Libyan authorities in Zawiya, northwestern Libya | Credit: ANSA/ZUHAIR ABUSREWIL
Asylum seeker at airport | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/P.Seeger

The European Union

Migration numbers Relocation in 2015
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Salem, an Eritrean relocated from Italy to Portugal