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Sea Watch 3 was the only NGO search and rescue vessel operating in the Mediterranean
Classes at the KEDU center on the Greek island of Kos. Students play a word association game with their teachers. | Photo: UNHCR / Achilleas Zavallis
The shanty town of San Ferdinando after the fire | Photo: ANSA/MARCO COSTANTINO


The BAMF office in Halberstedt is the only one that processes asylum claims by Saudis | Picture-alliance/dpa/J.Woitas
Razor wire was not enough to stop migrants entering Hungary in 2015.
Migrants rely on smugglers to cross the desert. Many can expect to be kidnapped and even tortured before their journey is over.


The Turin police press conference to announce the dismantling of the smuggling of migrants | Photo: ANSA
A young girl looks out the window of the Fylakio refugee camp
Migrants protesting for better wages in the province of Foggia, southern Italy| Photo: ANSA/FRANCO CAUTILLO

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Refugee status can actually sometimes be revoked. | Photo: Picture Alliance / DPA
The idea of the regulation is to provide more legal certainty - not only to asylum seekers but also to the companies and organizations that provide them with vocational training
There are certain requirements that you have to fulfill as an asylum seeker

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