immigration to europe

Children in school playground  | Photo: Picture-alliance/SvenSimon/F.Hoermann
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Women made up about 40% of all asylum-seekers, while 24% of asylum applications were filed for children under 14 (pictured: two asylum seekers who were transferred from Lesbos to mainland Greece in November 2019) | Photo: picture alliance / NurPhoto
Migrants at a rally in Naples, Italy | Photo: ANSA/CIRO FUSCO
A graphic showing migrant arrivals for the first 11 months of 2019 produced by Frontex | Source: Screenshot of Frontex report released December 2019
Incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen: How might she shape the future migration policy of the EU? | Photo: EPA/Olivier Hoslet
Syrian refugee Malakeh Jazmati is running a restaurant in Germany
Pedestrians cross a street in Berlin | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/W.Steinberg
Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio in Parliament | Photo: ANSA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO
There are more than 20,000 deportations from Germany a year on average, but the majority take place under the EU's Dublin Regluation  | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/D. Maurer
Despite the life-threatening risks involved in irregular migration, hardly any of those surveyed said they would have stayed at home had they known of the dangers | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Ansa/Eidon/Maxpap/Eidon/F. Frustaci
Woman working in an office in Berlin | Photo: Imago Images/Westend61