migration policy

Logo for New Pact on Asylum and Integration | Credit: EU Commission
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
The ministerial decision has led to uncertainty and stress for asylum seekers in Greece | Photo: EPA/Kostas Tsironis
Copenhagen is currently the only capital in Europe to have deemed the region around the Syrian capital Damascus to be sufficiently safe to send refugees from the area back there
Almost all legislators approved the Bill | Photo: Petras Malukas/Getty Images
Lithuania is reinforcing its border but says it is overwhelmed by the new migrants being helped across by Belarus | Photo: Janis Laizans/REUTERS
'Immense relief' on board the Ocean Viking after learning that they are to disembark in Augusta, Sicily | Source: Twitter feed @SOSMedIntl
EU flags next to the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium | Photo: EPA/Julien Warnand
A video frame provided by Sea Watch, which denounces the behavior of Libyan coast guards: "people were hit and forced to go back" | Photo: SEA WATCH/ANSA
 A group of people thought to be migrants are brought  to Dover, Kent, onboard a lifeboat following a small boat incident in the Channel earlier on Sunday, July 4 | Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
71-year-old conservative politician Horst Seehofer has been Germany's federal interior minister since March 2018 | Photo: B. Riegert/DW
Migrants from Eritrea, Egypt, Syria and Sudan are assisted by aid workers of the Spanish NGO Open Arms, after fleeing Libya on board a wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea on January 2, 2021 | Photo: Joan Mateu/AP Photo