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Migrants are attended by Spanish authorities after their arrival at Orzola's port in Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain, 26 September 2021 | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/JAVIER FUENTES FIGUEROA
The number of Afghans seeking asylum in Europe has been rising steadily since the start of 2021 | Photo: Olivier Douliery/Pool Photo via AP

Duduma (L) and Alex arrived in Lesbos in 2019. The two Congolese now live in the Kara Tepe camp in "inhuman conditions" | Photo: InfoMigrants
Thousands of Aghans could flee the country if the Taliban takes more provinces
Entry area of the Conn Barracks, home of an anchor center in Geldersheim/Niederwerrn, northern Bavaria | Photo: Johannes Hardenacke, government of Lower Franconia
Applications for asylum fell in 2020 due to the pandemic | Photo: picture-alliance/Markus Scholz
The Greek island of Lesbos is where many migrants arrive from Turkey by crossing the Aegean Sea | Photo: A. Messinis/AFP
Denmark recently withdrew the residence permit of many Syrian refugees after declaring the country safe | Photo: Jens Dresling/AP Photo/picture alliance
Decisions handed down by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg are considered to be binding | Photo: Imago Images/P. Scheiber
The White Cliffs of Dover can be seen from the French mainland on a clear day | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/PA/S. Parsons
Thousands of people are recorded as having unestablished nationality by the German BAMF | Photo:
The UK government is investing heavily in fortifying border police | Photo: picture-alliance/empics/G. Fuller