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The Sea Watch 3 patrols waters off the Libyan coast | Photo credit: Sea Watch
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 Governor of the central Marche region in Italy, Luca Ceriscioli, and the Councillor for development and industry, Manuela Bora, participate in the inauguration of the Museum of Farming and local traditions at Jeffery Eromosele Osoiwanlan's "Country Farm" in Montecarotto, Ancona. Osoiwanlan, 33, a Nigerian obtained political refugee status after arriving in Italy on a migrant boat in 2015. He was fleeing Boko Haram terrorists | Photo: ANSA


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.


Billboard poster showing HUngarian-American financier George Soros and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker above the caption: "You have a right to know what Burssls is preparing to do!" in Hungary, February 19, 2019 | Photo: Picture-alliance/P.Gorondi
Libyan children who fled violence in Libya with their parents look on from inside their tent at a newly opened refugee camp for Libyan families in Ramada, 25 km from the southern Tunisian-Libyan border of Dehiba, Tunisia. Credit: EPA/MOHAMED MESSARA
The Turin police press conference to announce the dismantling of the smuggling of migrants | Photo: ANSA

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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