From file: Vial migrant camp on the Greek island of Chios | Photo: Picture-alliance/Photoshot/L.Partsalis
Some 3,000 unaccompanied minors also applied for protection in September 2021 | Photo: Jelena Djukic Pejic/DW
Polish police guard Poland/Belarus border near Kuznica, Poland, in this photograph released by the Police, November 12, 2021 | Photo: Policja Podlaska/Handout via REUTERS
Afghan women refugees who came to Italy on an evacuation flight from Kabul | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/DEFENCE MINISTRY PRESS OFFICE
Migrants at Rome's Stazione Tiburtina | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/MASSIMO PERCOSSI
From file: A group of people thought to be migrants are brought in to Dover, Kent, aboard a Border Force vessel following a small boat incident in the Channel on September 8, 2021| Photo: Picture-alliance
Migrants are attended by Spanish authorities after their arrival at Orzola's port in Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain, 26 September 2021 | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/JAVIER FUENTES FIGUEROA
The number of Afghans seeking asylum in Europe has been rising steadily since the start of 2021 | Photo: Olivier Douliery/Pool Photo via AP
From file: Migrants landing in Roccella Ionica | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/ANTONELLO LUPIS
Young migrants from Eritrea disembark the Italian Coast Guard ship Diciotti in the port of Catania, Italy | Photo: Archive/ANSA/ORIETTA SCARDINO
An anti-trafficking operation by police in Siena | Photo: ARCHIVE / ANSA / STATE POLICE
A group of migrants is being assisted with anti-Covid procedures during a landing in Roccella Jonica in Calabria, July 6, 2021 | Photo: ANSA/QdS