According to the so-called Dublin rules, migrants must claim asylum in the first EU state they enter. But most of them have landed in Italy and Greece, putting those countries under severe strain. Now, the EU is looking to revise its policy.
Germany's conservative CDU/CSU parties have agreed on a guideline to limit migration to the country. While some call the move unconstitutional, experts say the proposal appears to be legal, though ethically questionable.
European refugee policy is directed out of Brussels – a city where the negative consequences of that policy are on display. DW's Daniel Bellut reports from the Belgian capital's Parc Maximilien.
The number of refugees crossing the Black Sea to get to Romania has risen. The country's tabloid press is describing it as an "invasion." DW's Cristian Stefanescu reports from Bucharest.
Amnesty has urged European nations to stop sending Afghans who do not qualify for asylum back to their home country. The human rights group said the policy risked exposing those affected to death and torture.
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