asylum process

The German Constitution | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/J.Stratenschulte
Refugees waiting for registration in Berlin | Photo: Imago/IPON
The Afghan Embassy in Berlin has not yet commented on the case | Credit: Afghan Embassy in Berlin
The new law streghtens the powers of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) | Credit: picture-alliance/dpa/Geisner-Fotopress
Police officers during the clearing of an illegal migrant camp in Rome. Credit: ANSA/CLAUDIO PERI
Anchor centers in Germany are meant to speed up processing, so that asylum seekers can settle in the community or be deported quickly
Eritrean migrants in Switzerland protest against deportations | Credit: Jack Guez/AFP
Asylum seekers waiting at a reception center in Berlin. BAMF received 190,000 asylum applications in the first eight months of 2015
Young migrants take a copy of the Italian Constitution translated in English, French and Arabic during the first "Riconoscercsi" course for migrants and asylum seekers in Genoa. Credit: ANSA/ Luca Zennaro
Italian coast guard ship Diciotti with migrants onboard
Horst Seehofer at the ARD interview
Entrance to a holding center in Bavaria