Checks carried out in Slovenia along the border with Italy | Photo: ANSA/Mauro Zocchi
The Swiss border is practically open for anyone to cross | Photo: Mandoga Media/picture-alliance
Young women from Congo and Angola, at the France Terre d'Asile asylum protection centre in Amiens, in 2016 | Photo: Aurore Lartigue/RFI
Germany hosts the third-largest refugee population in the world  | Photo: Marc Tessensohn/Bundeswehr/picture alliance
From file: Germany is becoming increasingly diverse | Photo: Valentina Barreto/Westend61/imago images
Migrants in front of the Prefecture in Trieste waiting to be welcomed and sheltered, 5 October, 2022 | Photo: ALICE RITA FUMIS /FMS/ANSA
Archive photo shows dozens of migrants on board a rubber boat floating in Mediterranean waters off the northeastern coast of Libya, 27 April 2021 | Photo: EPA/Flavio Gasperini / SOS MEDITERRANEE
A highway police patrol helps a group of Ukrainian refugees on the A21 highway in Rome, 3 April 2022. ANSA / POLIZIA
Germany has welcomed more than a million Ukrainian refugees this year | Photo: Carsten Koall/dpa/picture alliance
Border police check people returning from Tirol at the Germany-Austria border | Photo: Frank Hoermann/SVEN SIMON/picture allianc
A boat with migrants who set off from Tunisia arrives in the port of the Italian island of Lampedusa | Photo: ANSA/Elio Desiderio
A hairdresser of foreign origins working in Milan | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/DANIEL DAL ZENNARO