family reunification

Screenshot: Nezar Alawar and his daughter in Syria in 2015
Only immediate family members can apply for family reunification under the new regulation in Germany
Photo credit: Italian Red Cross
Missing person reports are often filed by refugees who have lost their relatives during their journey | Credit: Mehdi Chebil
At the Nahr el-Bared refugee camp in northern Lebanon
Families could still have to wait years in Germany, as tens of thousands of applications have been lodged
Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/S.Kahnert
More than 28,000 applications for family reunifications have been lodged in Germany already
A family at a refugee camp in Germany | Credit: EPA/Tobias Hase
The dealine for application in June 30, 2018
Migrants and asylum seekers from Eritrea make up a large portion of jobseekers in some parts of Germany
Syrian migrants will be especially affected by the new law