Asylum requests in the EU skyrocket

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The European Union has received more than half a million asylum requests in the first six months of 2023, which is the highest number since the refugee crisis of 2015 and 2016, according to the latest data published today by the EU Agency for Asylum (EUAA).

In the first half of 2023, around 519,000 asylum applications were submitted in the EU, 28% more than in the first half of 2022.

In the first half of 2023, Syrians, Afghans, Venezuelans, Turks and Colombians submitted the highest number of asylum applications, together representing 44% of all


On the other hand, Germany received the largest number of applications, representing 30% of the total and almost double that of the following Member States: Spain (17%) and France (16%).

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