Germany

German Federal Ministry for Migration and Refugee
The largest group that was granted protection status in the EU in 2017 continued to be Syrian nationals
The project will start with pre-departure orientation courses for the refugees currently based in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.
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
Even people with a job are entitled to supplementary benefits if they cannot afford their rent
The group of "godparents" and young asylum seekers from Ceno | Credit: Ceno e.V
A photo of a building of the Federal Agency for Employment, where designated individuals may receive welfare benefits.
Refugees who have to go to court or decide to file an appeal can seek advice at a Refugee Law Clinic beforehand
Two children who were rescued in the Mediterranean | Credit: EPA
Stuck in Germany without close relatives the refugees were said to be using traffickers to reach their families in Turkey