refugee policy

From file: Last year, a record-breaking 45,000 migrants arrived in the UK on boats | Photo: Gareth Fuller/empic/picture-alliance
The crew of NGO ship Geo Barents during the rescue of dozens of migrants and refugees from an overcrowded dinghy | Photo: ANSA/MSF
European flags fly in front of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium | Photo: EPA/Stephanie Lecocq
The Austrian flag | Picture-alliance/dpa/D.I.Karmann
Leyla Kayacik, special representative of the Council of Europe on migration and refugees | Photo: ANSA/COUNCIL OF EUROPE
Refugees from Ukraine have been broadly welcomed in the European Union since hostilities began in late February | Photo: Müller-Stauffenberg/Imago Images
Polish soldiers patrolling along the Polish-Belarusian border near Czeremcha, north-eastern Poland | Photo: ARCHIVE EPA/Marcin Obara
Afghan, Pakistani and Bangladeshi migrants are seen on their way near the Turkey-Iran border in Van, Turkey, July 27, 2021 | Photo: Picture alliance/AA/Mesut Varol
Afghans who are displaced from Kunduz and Takhar provinces due to fighting between Taliban and Afghan forces gather to collect food, as they live in temporary shelters at a camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, 10 August 2021 | Photo: EPA/JAWED KARGAR
Thousands of people are already in refugee reception centers in Lithuania | Photo: Picture-alliance
Large numbers of Afghans have fled the approaching Taliban | Photo: Picture-alliance
Afghan journalists take cover near a hotel in Kabul during a fight between gunmen and Afghan security forces in 2018 | Photo: Getty Images (via DW)