asylum applications

In 2018, a political agreement in Germany to cap reunions for refugee families at 1,000 per month helped to secure Merkel's fourth term as chancellor | Photo: S. Kahnert/picture alliance
Asylum seekers frequently attempt to reach the EU via rubber dinghies on the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: Imago Images
Migrants near the Channel tunnel in Calais, Nov. 25, 2020 | Photo: Reuters
Migrants at a reception center near Turin, Italy, in April 2020 | Photo: ANSA/Tino Romano
The European Commission in Brussels, Belgium | Photo: EPA/Julian Warnard
The UK Home Secretary outlined Britain's new plan for immigration on March 24 | Source: UK Home Office Twitter feed @pritipatel
Migrants seen walking towards the Slovenian-Austrian border Slovenia in 2015 | Photo: EPA/Gyorgy Varga
More than half of new asylum applicants in Germany cannot prove their identity, according to the government | Photo: Picture Alliance
From file: Migrants at the the Lesbos Reception and Identification Center on October 7, 2020 | Photo: InfoMigrants/M. MacGregor
The German Office for Migration and Refugees BAMF | Photo: picture-alliance/Geisler-Fotopress
Aiming for zero migrant arrivals: Mette Frederiksen, Danish prime minister since June 2019 |  Photo: EPA/L. Sabroe
Asylum seekers line up at a government office in Germany | Photo: Imago/IPON
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