a demonstration organized by Sos Racismo in front

of a detention center in Valencia. Credit: NGO Sos Racismo
The largest group that was granted protection status in the EU in 2017 continued to be Syrian nationals
Interior Minister Gérard Collomb believes that several French regions are being "overwhelmed by asylum seekers"
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin
refugee children in Europe
a recent migrant landing on Sardinia of two boats. Photo/Archivio-ANSA
Migrants arriving in Spain | Photo: ANSA
Migrants in the tent camp called "Baobab Camp" near the Tiburtina railway station in Rome, Italy | Credit: ANSA
A Red Cross of Serbia volunteer gives milk to a migrant for his child at the Presevo reception center, Serbia | Credit: Red Cross
a boat carrying migrants being rescued off the coast of the Sicilian island, Lampedusa Photo: ANSA/Archive
migrants queueing in front of the Immigration Office in Brussels | Photo: EPA/Archive
Migrants, some of them believed to be asylum seekers, queue in front of the Immigration Office in Brussels (Credit: ANSA/EPA)