asylum applications

Germany's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/K.Nietteld
Migrants along the Hungarian-Serbian border | Photo: Getty Images/AFP/C.Segesvari
Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/P. Giannakouris
Germany’s Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) needed an average of 6.1 months to finish an asylum procedure in the third quarter of 2018 | Photo: Imago/Rainer Weisflog
A protest in Berlin against Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela. About a 150 people stood in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin to protest. | Photo: Imago / Christian Ditsch
The federal office for migration and refugees in Germany, the BAMF | Photo; Picture-alliance/dpa/D.Kammann
 A picture showing Syrian refugee brothers in an asylum center in the Netherlands. Taken June 26 2017. Used as a symbolic picture | Photo: Picture Alliance / AP / M. Muheisen
Migrants in Maximilien in Brussels in 2016 | Photo: Médecins du Monde / Kristof Vadino
View of the Schweinfurt anchor center in Bavaria | Photo: Picture-alliance
Several asylum seekers protest outside the Spanish Labor and Welfare Ministry, demanding to be included in the Reception and Integration System in Madrid. | Photo: Archive EPA / Victor De Los Reyes
Eritrean migrants in Switzerland protest against deportations | Credit: Jack Guez/AFP
Asylum seekers waiting at a reception center in Berlin. BAMF received 190,000 asylum applications in the first eight months of 2015