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While the numbers of asylum seekers may be down, there are changes in the demographics | Photo: Reza Shirmohammadi/DW
Migrants on their way to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing, March 1, 2020 | Photo: Reuters/M. Djurica
Illustrative image of the zapi at Charles-de-Gaulle airport | Photo: InfoMigrants
139 migrants arrived in Hannover, Germany, from Greece on September 29, 2020 | Photo: Picture-alliance
The EU wants to clean up its act when it comes to migration but fails to agree on many of the fundamentals | COPYRIGHT: picture-alliance/dpa/J. Stratenschulte
The trial is being conducted at the Amtsgericht Aschaffenburg court | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa
The EU has been harshly criticized for supporting the Libyan coastguard to intercept migrant boats in the Mediterranean | Photo: Reuters file/H. Amara
A group of Syrian girls playing on a swing in the Netherlands, July 20, 2017 | Photo: Picture Alliance / AP / M. Muheisen
A young migrant at an S-Bahn train station in Berlin, 2017 | Photo: picture-alliance
Turkish Cypriot demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a closed crossing point in the ethnically divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus on March 8, 2020 | Photo: picture alliance / AP Photo
Authorities in Germany collect biometric data from migrants and refugees in order to identify them better in future | Photo: Getty Images/S. Gallup
Refugees at the Moria hotspot on Lesbos, Greece waiting to be transferred to the Greek mainland and beyond | Photo: EPA/STRATIS BALASKAS