rejected asylum seekers

For some people, this might be as clots as they ever will get to seeing Germany | Photo: Andreas Franke/picture-alliance
Germany's two major churches can offer asylum even to rejected asylum seekers - but are not allowed to actively encourage this | Copyright: R. Fuchs/DW
Juliana Seelmann, a nun at the Franciscan abbey of Oberzell in Würzburg, Germany | Photo: Daniel Karmann/dpa
The German Office for Migration and Refugees has some hefty bills to pay | Photo: picture-alliance/Geisler-Fotopress
At least 1,500 migrants are living in Calais. Many had hoped to reach the UK but since the UK/Rwanda deal, more want to find out about how to apply for asylum in France | Photo: Emma Wallis / InfoMigrants
Screenshot from a Twitter video showing Danish authorities conducting an forced deportation at the Avnstrup asylum center on March 29 | Source: twitter.com/trampolinhuset
Mirsa and Selim sold everything to bring their children to Germany | Photos: Arber Bajrami/DW
From file: Migrants at the former camp for asylum seekers in Samos island, Greece | Photo: EPA/Michael Svarnias
The legal basis of the ruling referred back to a 2015 agreement between the two major churches in Germany and the government to tackle church asylum together | Photo: Sven Hoppe/picture-alliance
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka, Bangladesh | Photo: Arafatul Islam
Intervention of police forces at the Permanent Center for Repatriation in Via Corelli, on the outskirts of Milan, to calm down a protest of migrants, mostly Tunisians, hosted in the facility, on October 12, 2020 | Photo: ANSA/PAOLO SALMOIRAGO
Protection of persecution behind church walls | Photo: M. Schutt/dpa/picture-alliance