The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) has published data on asylum trends in the EU+ in 2017 on a newly enhanced interactive portal. The results show a significant decrease in lodged applications for asylum compared with 2016, with 40% of decisions in 2017 being positive.
EU+ receives 43% fewer asylum applications in 2017
1 February 2018
Moeder en kinderen uit Syrië in het asielzoekerscentrum in Bellingwoude. | Foto: Inge van Mill, 2017