refugee policy

An expert council has lauded Germany for how it handled refugees | Photo: Reuters
Cyprus is the most eastern EU country and located much closer to Syria and Turkey than the rest of the EU | Credit: France24
Picture shows the shed hosting the SPRAR deemed unsafe by local authorities in Caserta. | Photo: ANSA / Antonio Pisani
A migrant waits to disembark from the Spanish ship 'Rio Segura' in the harbor of Salerno, Italy, June 29, 2017 | Photo: ANSA/Ciro Fusco
A picture of a so-called Zapi or waiting zone, near the Paris airport Charles De Gaulle,  where migrants are held for short periods of time. | Photo: InfoMigrants
Slovenian police hold people back at the border crossing between Rigonce in Slovenia and Harmica in Croatia. | Photo: EPA/IGOR KUPLJENIK
Riace mayor Domenico Lucano after a hearing on his release at the Libertà courthouse in Reggio Calabria on October 16, 2018 | Photo: ANSA/ MARCO COSTANTINO
From archive: African migrants near Lampedusa, Italy. February 2014. | Photo: Picture Alliance / dpa/ Italian Navy Press
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini | Credit: ANSA
Refugees crossing the border from Hungary to Austria in 2015. In response to a large influx of asylum seekers to the country, Austria has toughened its asylum policies | Photo: Picture-alliance/M.Bunel
Saxony's interior minister (c) says there needs to be a more unified plan to identify asylum seekers