Sweden

Sweden, with a population of just under 10 million, limited migration after more than 160,000 people applied for asylum in 2015 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/J.Ekstromer
Idris Hassan is an Iraqi Kurd who says he was working happily in Sweden before being deported to Italy | Photo: Emma Wallis / InfoMigrants
Demonstrators in Copenhagen protest against the deportation of Syrian families to their homeland last year | Photo: Thibault Savary/AFP/Getty Images
Party leader of the Sweden Democrats Jimmie Akesson arrives at a polling station during the general elections in Stockholm, Sweden, 11 September 2022 | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/TIM ARO
Sweden last had ID checks in place at the border in 2015 and 2016  | Photo: picture alliance/N. Hougaard
Afghanistan remains volatile, with violent attacks taking place across the country almost daily | Photo: Omar Sobhani/REUTERS
Young Afghans and their supporters demonstrate outside a migrant detention center on the outskirts of Stockholm, Sweden, December 15, 2020 | Photo: Narciso Contreras/Anadolu Agency
Footballer Norlla Amiri | Photo: Jens Soderling/Agence Svensk
Border controls are rare in Germany, as the country is part of the EU's Schengen zone of free movement | Photo:S. Hoppe / Picture-alliance/dpa
From file: Aleppo, Syria, in 2016 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Imageslive/O.Jumaa
Chang was one of about 6,200 Thai berry-pickers in Sweden in 2019 | Source: Screenshot from DW /ARTE / WDR film about Thai berry pickers in Sweden
European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson at a press conference in Brussels, September 4, 2020 | Photo: EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET / POOL (ANSA)