Applying for asylum is a long and often complicated process, ranging from rigorous background checks to personal interviews.
Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants Germany's general ban on deportations to war-torn Syria weakened to return persons deemed criminal or dangerous. Rights groups accuse him of pandering to the far-right.
Croatian police have again been accused of systematically abusing the human rights of migrants at the border with Bosnia. A host of media reports have described brutal "pushbacks" and anti-migrant violence as routine.
The Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos has become a symbol of the failure of EU Policy.
In the wake of recent attacks in Paris, Nice and Vienna, the EU member states have declared a new war on terrorism. Can enhanced surveillance be a silver bullet? DW's Max Zander reports from Brussels.
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