The Gambia is one of the poorest countries in the world. 22 years of dictatorship and high unemployment has made migration a lucrative option for young people. But when they're returned home they can find themselves overwhelmed by a sense of shame.
After Germany abolished the visa requirement for Georgian citizens, the number of Georgian asylum seekers in Germany has risen significantly. What is Georgia doing to halt migration, and has it been successful?
Germany's Interior Ministry has proposed new measures to monitor and deport failed asylum-seekers. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has said he is also looking at ways to repatriate known criminals to Syria.
When Donald Trump issued his latest edict restricting immigration, this time for possible asylum-seekers associated with the so-called migrant caravan, the political response in Washington followed a familiar pattern.
Italy has warned Germany not to deport migrants back to Italy. Reports say the German state of Bavaria is preparing to send asylum-seekers back to Italy, insisting that the cases must be processed at the point of entry.
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