Asylum

The Merkelisation of Europe  in depth

Friday 22 September 2017 | Markus Becker
Caroline Wiemann
| Spiegel Online

Angela Merkel is the most powerful head of government in the EU. How has Europe changed during her chancellorship?


Immigration: Every man for himself, and borders for all 

Tuesday 30 April 2019 | Yann Mens
| Alternatives Economiques

Europe facing the refugee crisis. 


The number of asylum applicants to Spain reach highest level since 2008

Wednesday 03 April 2019 | Newsworthy

At the end of February 9,200 people had pending asylum applications in Spain, according to new data from Eurostat.


The number of asylum applicants from Nigeria to Netherlands reach highest level since 2008

Friday 01 February 2019 | Newsworthy

At the end of November 90 citizens from Nigeria had pending asylum applications in the Netherlands, according to new data from Eurostat. That is more than any month since 2008.


The number of asylum applicants from Russia to Spain reach highest level since 2008

Friday 01 February 2019 | Newsworthy

At the end of November 100 citizens from Russia had pending asylum applications in Spain, according to new data from Eurostat. That is more than any month since 2008.


The number of asylum applicants from Afghanistan to the European Union is declining

Sunday 22 July 2018 | Newsworthy

New data shows a declining trend in asylum seekers from Afghanistan in the EU.


Asylum seekers appealing returns must get own travel documents 

Wednesday 07 November 2018 | Nikolaj Nielsen
| EUobserver

People refused asylum in Europe may be asked to get their own travel documents at embassies even during appeal, posing risks to themselves and their families.


Asylum seekers in Europe: the "preferred" destination is Germany

Saturday 03 November 2018 | VoxEurop

Matteo Villa has analyzed the Eurostat data on the transfers of asylum seekers within the EU, in keeping with the Dublin Treaty.


The number of asylum applicants from Turkey to the Netherlands has reached the highest level since 2008

Wednesday 31 October 2018 | Newsworthy

At the end of September 2018 195 citizens from Turkey had pending asylum applications in the Netherlands, according to new data from Eurostat. This is more than any month since 2008.


The number of asylum applicants from Pakistan to the Netherlands has reached the highest level since 2008

Wednesday 31 October 2018 | Newsworthy

At the end of September 2018 60 citizens from Pakistan had pending asylum applications in the Netherlands, according to new data from Eurostat. This is more than any month since 2008.