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Migrants in the Mediterranean aboard a sinking dinghy. | Photo: Picture Alliance / dpa / SOS MEDITERRANÉE / L. Schmid
People in a dinghy off the coast of Libya with a ship in the background | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/O.Calvo
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
Migrant camp in northern France | Photo: DW/Joe Wallen


A police operation against a criminal organization that exploited hundreds of migrants workers near Latina, Italy took place last week | PHOTO/ANSA/STATE POLICE PRESS OFFICE
Job qualifications and German language skills remain the keys to labor market success
Illustration of one of the stories of 'Naufraghi senza volto' about migrants who died in the Mediterranean | CREDIT: MAKKOX

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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

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