The government wants to increase deportations - but the backlog is long | Photo: Daniel Kuburski/picture-alliance
In times of war and economic uncertainty, migration becomes more attractive | Photo: SKATA/IMAGO
European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson | Photo: Laima Penek / Lithuanian Government / EPA
Screenshot Twitter: Georgia Sisters | Source: Twitter
Critics say that especially women face persecution in Maghreb states | PHOTO: picture-alliance/dpa/M Messara
Center for asylum seekers in Hamburger Straße | Photo: DW/V.Esipov
Migrants in Ingelheim, Germany
Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Tbilisi, Georgia
The change in the law would make it easier for Germany to turn back people from the Maghreb, which have been frequently accused of human-rights violations
The detention center in Büren has been repeatedly criticized for having inhumane conditions
Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) reports that some 3,500 Georgians and almost 3,900 Armenians applied for asylum in the country last year
Picture shows refugee and migrants attend a pre-registration process at a refugee camp in Athens Photo/Archive/EPA