Afghan migrants

Germany Will Still Deport Some Afghans

VIENNA (AP) — German officials say a review of the security situation in Afghanistan supports the current practice of deporting certain Afghan asylum seekers back to the country.

Demonstrators protest against the deportation of refugees back to Afghanistan at the airport in Frankfurt/Main on December 14, 2016. / AFP / Daniel ROLAND (Photo credit should read DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Asylum Seeker Suicides On the Rise in Sweden

Several asylum seekers in Sweden have killed themselves in recent weeks, and the government has held a crisis meeting to find the cause and deal with the issue. Five asylum seekers have taken their lives in Sweden, three of them

VANERSBORG, SWEDEN - FEBRUARY 12: A refugee walks on the hallway of his building of the Sweden's largest temporary camp for refugges at the former psychiatric hospital Restad Gard on February 12, 2016 in Vanersborg, Sweden. Last year Sweden received 162,877 asylum applications, more than any European country proportionate to …

German Regions Refuse To Deport Afghan Migrants

Despite the German federal government’s plan to deport thousands of failed Afghan asylum seekers, German regions are not cooperating and claim Afghanistan has become far too dangerous.

Demonstrators protest against the deportation of refugees back to Afghanistan at the airport in Frankfurt/Main on December 14, 2016. / AFP / Daniel ROLAND (Photo credit should read DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan Migrants Claim Taliban Ties to Avoid Deportation

Called the “Taliban trick”, Afghan migrants who are scheduled to be deported are claiming to be members of the Taliban forcing police to open criminal investigations preventing their deportation. The German government wants to deport thousands of Afghan nationals because

Face-covered militants who they say are Talibans pose with an RPG in Zabul province, southern of Kabul, Afghanistan Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006. A Taliban commander said in a sit-down interview that insurgent fighters will battle "Christian" troops until they leave Afghanistan and a fundamentalist government is established in Kabul, warning …