Volunteers count the votes in Cologne | Photo: Picture-alliance/Nur Photo/YinTang
Raisan Hameed takes a photo | Photo: DW/N.Alsarras
Khalil Khalil was born in Syria and has been living in Germany since 2015 | Photo: Natalie Ehrmann
Lama Suleiman came to Germany from Syria in 2015 when she was four | Photo: DW/V.Kleber
Refugee in Berlin taking selfie with Angela Merkel in 2015 | Photo: Picutre-alliance/dpa/B.Jutrczenka
Mohammed Tahseen Beek had high hopes as he arrived in Germany five years ago, his expectations haven't completely been met but he tries to remain cheerful | Photo: Peter Zschunke / dpa
The Jaafar family in Berlin | Photo: DW/B.Schülke
Damascus' Aroma Restaurant in Schöneberg, Berlin | Photo: DW/B.Knight
Merkel with refugee Anas Modamani | Photo: Getty Images/S.Gallup
Migrants and refugees are feeling increasingly welcome in Germany | Photo: Imago
Ibrahima, Guinean refugee, transforms a pair of trousers into a jacket at the Renaissance workshop | Photo: Tiffany Fillon/InfoMigrants
Basma says she came to Austria so she and her family could live in peace and have new opportunities