Young people under 34 formed the majority of those seeking asylum in 2015-16. Difficulties with the integration process across the EU could lead to a wasted generation of potential | Credit: IOM
Rescue in the Tenere desert Screen Shot from Alarme Phone Sahara Facebook page
The entrance to Vic asylum seekers' centre | Photo: InfoMigrants


A migrant is accompanied by law enforcement to the airplane that will bring him back to Tunisia | Photo: ANSA/Carlo Ferraro
The Sheremetyevo airport of Moscow | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa
There were several children among the migrants rescued by the Open Arms | Photo: Reuters/Juan Medina

Understanding Europe

Mosney Direct Provision Center, County Meath, Ireland | Photo: picture alliance/empics/N. Carson
The NHS provides some services free of charge to undocumented migrants but since 2017 a charging regime has been in place, expecting those who do not have permament leave to remain to pay up front or directly after treatment | Photo: Imago / Zuma/ Joel Goodman
Volunteers of Doctors Without Borders with some migrants injured in the sea after leaving Misurata on a ship to reach Zarzis | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS

The European Union

Migration numbers Relocation in 2015
Salem, an Eritrean relocated from Italy to Portugal