Nearly 300,000 lone minors migrated in the last two years, according to a new UNICEF report. This number is fivefold since 2010.
The number of refugee children traveling alone has increased fivefold since 2010, UNICEF has said. The UN body warned that the alarming trend has forced many young refugees and migrants into prostitution and slavery.
Petitions are one of the most direct way for Germans to bring about political change. On Wednesday, the Bundestag's petitions committee looked back at 2016 - and some examples of government actually helping people.
On the Death Pass, child refugees risk everything in search of a better life. If they survive the crossing, they're likely to be caught and sent far away, to start again, Fernanda Pesce Blazquez reports.
Germany's migration office is considering plans to build homes in Morocco where they can send deported underage migrants, according to leaked documents. The plans have been criticized by opposition lawmakers.
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