Mining of cell phones during asylum proceedings has become common practice in Germany, but it could be declared illegal | Photo : Picture-alliance/dpa/S.Kahnert
Facing persecution on the basis of sexual orientation isa recognized ground for being granted asylum in Germany. | Photo : picture-alliance/Romy Arroyo Fernandez/NurPhoto
Thousands of people are recorded as having unestablished nationality by the German BAMF | Photo:
Syrians in Germany | Photo: H. Schmidt/dpa/picture-alliance
From file: During the flight, deportees are all accompanied by individual security officers | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Kappeler
From file: This woman was photographed at a protest against the looming evictions of refugees in Athens | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa
Entry area of the Conn Barracks, home of the new anchor center in Geldersheim/Niederwerrn, northern Bavaria | Photo: Johannes Hardenacke, government of Lower Franconia
The German Office for Migration and Refugees BAMF | Photo: picture-alliance/Geisler-Fotopress
Sanctuary for asylum seekers in the St. Pauli church in Hamburg, Germany, 2013 | Photo: A. Heimken/picture-alliance
Asylum seekers line up at a government office in Germany | Photo: Imago/IPON
Nurses and care workers are among sought-after professionals in Germany | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/K. Nietfeld
Resettlement programs focus on the most vulnerable individuals | Photo: REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis