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German border police check documents
Certain states in Germany have introduced a residency requirement or "Wohnsitzauflage" even for recognized asylum seekers
Woman standing at asylum center in Tübingen, Germany


The group of "godparents" and young asylum seekers from Ceno | Credit: Ceno e.V
Credit: Samer Mustafa, Refugee Rights Europe
A woman and her child at the Naples-based NGO Pianoterra Photo: Pianoterra


The project will start with pre-departure orientation courses for the refugees currently based in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.
A group of refugees standing outside their tents at the camp of Ritsona, north of Athens, Greece. Photo/Archive/EPA
Deportation facility in Austria

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Salem, an Eritrean relocated from Italy to Portugal