The refugee crisis has meant rising numbers of stateless people in the Netherlands. Their asylum applications have been rejected, but they have no papers allowing them to return to their home countries. They are left in a legal limbo.
Amid the historic number of people seeking refuge in Germany, asylum and migration policy has become a central election campaign topic. How do the country's major political parties approach the issue? DW explains.
Almost all of the 51 Iraqi refugees found in the back of a truck in the German town of Eisenhüttenstadt on Saturday have gone missing. Officials are waiting to see if the refugees register at another reception center.
A Turkish truck driver has been detained in Germany after police found 51 refugees inside the vehicle, including 17 children. The migrants were hungry and some of them showed signs of dehydration, police said.
If Free Democratic Party head Christian Lindner has his way, war refugees will have to leave Germany as soon as conflict ends. The proposal critiques Angela Merkel's CDU - though they may end up as political partners.
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