The German government plans to only give Syrian refugees "subsidiary protection" from now on, meaning they will only receive a residence permit for one year and will not be allowed to reunite with family members, according to a report in the German newspaper Frankfurter … [Read more...] about Lower protection status for Syrians in Germany?
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At a crisis summit in Brussels, European Union leaders pledged 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) to help UN agencies support Syrian refugees who remain in the Middle East. The meeting's chairman Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, announced in the early hours of … [Read more...] about EU pledges new aid for Syrian refugees through World Food Programme and UNHCR
German authorities are allowed to grant Syrian refugees a version of protection which falls short of full asylum, the Higher Administrative Court in the northern German region of Schleswig ruled on Wednesday. The decision is the first time an administrative court has confirmed … [Read more...] about German court approves second-tier asylum for Syrian refugees
"My umbrella is like Syria - broken," says Nidal Rashow, displaying his black humor as he struggles to fend off the rain. When I first met Nidal in March 2015, the Syrian refugee was still living in a container unit in Bonn - temporary shelters authorities set up to cope with … [Read more...] about A Syrian refugee living ‘the German dream’
The Greek coast guard ends the dream of many Syrians refugees hoping to enter the European Union by stoping their boats near the eastern Aegean islands in the Mediterranean and sending them back to Turkey. Many Syrians have been trying to use this route to enter the EU since the … [Read more...] about No easy way to Germany for Syrian refugees