anchor centers

Germany's AnkER centers, like this one in Bamberg, have been heavily criticized | Photo: InfoMigrants/M. MacGregor
Deportation procedures involve the enlisting of dozens of additional security forces, making them challenging to coordinate |  Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/B. Roessler
The first Anchor Center in the Bavarian city of Ingolstadt opened in July 2019 | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Balk
Many female asylum seekers say that they don’t feel safe in communal accommodation | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/J.K.Hildenbrand
View of the Schweinfurt anchor center in Bavaria | Photo: Picture-alliance
The first anchor center in the Bavarian city of Ingolstadt opened in July 2019 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/M. Balk
Center for asylum seekers in Regensburg | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/L.Mirgeler
The soon-to-be former anchor center of Schweinfurt housed in the Ledward Barracks | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/K.Hildebrand
Soul talk: Lead psychologist Alexandra Blattner (left) in discussion with peer counselor Parisa from Iran  | Photo: Benjamin Bathke
View of the Schweinfurt anchor center in Bavaria | Photo: Picture-alliance
Video: Benjamin Bathke
Nineteen years old and thousands of kilometers from home Credit: InfoMigrants/Hossein Kermani