Two years ago, tens of thousands of refugees crossed the Austrian border into Germany. DW's Nina Haase and Sumi Somaskanda traveled to the border region and asked if the newcomers feel welcome today.
Images of the refugee crisis overwhelmed Germany when 1.2 million people came to the country in 2015 and 2016. But how are these refugees today? DW takes a closer look in our series "Life as a newcomer."
Photographs of the massive migrant influx to Europe in 2015 and 2016 circulated around the world and influenced public opinion. Migration and its related suffering have never been as comprehensively documented as today.
The UNHCR's annual count has highlighted the crisis in South Sudan as the main driver for the new high. However, the UN refugee agency reported that the number of newly displaced people is going down.
British photographer Edward Crawford has been mapping the situation in refugee camps in Serbia for several months now. Jan Tomes talked to him about his images and impressions.
Applying for asylum can be a long, complicated process. DW tells what you need to do.
The chance of getting political asylum in Germany also depends on the country you're from.
You've arrived in Germany - now where can you live? At first you don't have much choice, since you are placed in a state home for refugees. Later, you can look for a place yourself. Here are the details.
Asylum seekers can apply for a job once in Germany, but only after they have waited the right period of time and if they fulfill certain requirements.
Once you've made it to Germany, you can see a doctor - initially only for emergencies, though. Later, health insurance will cover the basics. Learn more about the German health care system here.
One thing that refugees have plenty of when they first arrive in Germany is free time. So, how do you use the time effectively and positively? We've put together a list of things to do.
"InfoMigrants" is an online project offering information for refugees and migrants. Financed by the EU, the project is a cooperation between Deutsche Welle, France Médias Monde and Italian news agency ANSA.
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Who orders and who carries out deportations? And why do some people who get told to leave get to stay anyway? DW untangles Germany's complex and multilayered rules about who can be deported under what circumstances.
You are a refugee and have just arrived in Germany? You probably have a lot of questions. But don't worry, we can help!
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Important topics in a nutshell. Thirty-eight tips for understanding Germany and the Germans.
Trying to pick up a new language can take a long time and be pretty frustrating. To help make learning German easier, we've put together a list of handy hints.
Germans know that food and drink are good for the soul. They like to eat well, and they have plenty of choices. DW's Matthias von Hein sums up some important facts about food and drink in Germany.
Thousands of people have died in the Mediterranean Sea while seeking more sustainable living conditions in Europe. Despite various efforts by African and EU governments to curb migration, little has changed for refugees.
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