Asylum

When Europeans seek asylum 

Wednesday 22 August 2018 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

Every year, almost 100,000 Europeans seek asylum in EU countries, and the number of applications continues to grow. Yet this is a phenomenon which remains at the margins of the debate on asylum – and that on EU enlargement.


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

Wednesday 05 September 2018 | Newsworthy

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


The number of asylum applicants from Turkey to Germany reach highest level since 2008

Wednesday 05 September 2018 | Newsworthy

At the end of July 1,170 citizens from Turkey had pending asylum applications in Germany. 


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

Wednesday 05 September 2018 | Newsworthy

At the end of July 90 citizens from Nigeria had pending asylum applications in Spain


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

Wednesday 05 September 2018 | Newsworthy

New data from Eurostat shows a declining trend in asylum seekers from Bangladesh in the European Union.


Record-high number of asylum applicants from Nigeria to the Netherlands

Tuesday 07 August 2018 | Newsworthy

At the end of May 2018 45 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 Turkey to Norway reach highest level since 2008

Wednesday 05 September 2018 | Newsworthy

At the end of July 220 citizens from Turkey had pending asylum applications in Norway.


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

Wednesday 05 September 2018 | Newsworthy

At the end of July 50 citizens from Nigeria had pending asylum applications in Netherlands.


The number of asylum applicants to the European Union is declining

Thursday 05 September 2019 | Newsworthy

New data from Eurostat shows a declining trend in asylum seekers in the European Union.


The number of asylum applicants from Guinea to the EU is declining

Monday 13 August 2018 | Newsworthy

New data from Eurostat shows a declining trend in asylum seekers from Guinea in the European Union. At the end of May 2018 284 citizens from Guinea had pending asylum applications in the EU, compared to for example October 2017 when 1,335 applied for asylum.