Germany recorded 3.26 refugees and asylum seekers living in the country as on June 2023 | Photo: Schoening/imageBROKER/picture alliance
Under the Opportunity Residence Act, migrants previously granted a precarious 'Duldung' status are allowed to work, giving them a better chance of gaining permanent residence | Photo: Imago/Blickwinkel
Iran has been hit by the biggest wave of protests since becoming an Islamic republic in 1979 - resulting in a violent clampdown by authorities | Photo: Salam Pix/abaca/picture-alliance
The government wants to increase deportations - but the backlog is long | Photo: Daniel Kuburski/picture-alliance
The German Bundestag just passed a law making more migrants with a "tolerated stay" permit eligible for regular residency permits | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/J. Büttner
Care worker Fatima from Morocco has lived in limbo in Germany for seven years | Photo: Ben Knight / DW
A person holding up a certificate of a 'Duldung' | Photo: Wolfgang Kumm/dpa/picture-alliance