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on August 10, 2016 in World News

Over 6,000 Migrants Sue Germany For Taking Too Long With Asylum Claims

by Chris Tomlinson Over 6,000 migrants are suing the German government because they say that their asylum claims are taking too long to process. After receiving over one million new migrants looking to claim asylum in 2015, the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) has been unable to shift a significant backlog of cases to process. The agency has long been troubled with extended waiting periods to deal with asylum claims, with the average waiting time being around five to six months. Complex cases in which migrants do not have passports or identification can take even longer. Now many...

by Chris Tomlinson Over 6,000 migrants are suing the German government because they say that their asylum claims are taking too long to process. After receiving over one million new migrants looking to claim asylum in 2015, the German Federal Office...

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