Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Cláudia de Freitas, Agnieszka Kulesa, Bernd Parusel, Dietrich Thränhardt

Asylum Challenges, Debates and Reforms

How Germany, Poland, Portugal and Sweden have developed their asylum systems since 2015

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DOI 10.11586/2022003
1. edition
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When a million people sought refuge in Europe in 2015 due to the wars and violent conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa, the structural deficiencies in the already flawed Common European Asylum System (CEAS) became evident. Our new publication analyses how the asylum systems in Germany, Poland, Portugal and Sweden have evolved since 2015, which reforms were introduced, and which challenges remain.

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