Germany rejecting Pakistani asylum seekers for lack of valid documents

Reported by: The Voice of UK (Germany)

Around 65,000 failed asylum seekers were granted temporary permission to stay in the country in 2017.
The number of failed asylum seekers who could not be repatriated from Germany because they lack valid documents jumped 71 per cent in 2017 compared with the previous year. because they could not be repatriated due to their lack of identity papers, a ministry spokesman said, up from 38,000 in 2016.


The nationalities of nearly 3,800 applicants were registered as “unclear”, including people such as Palestinians and Kurds who did not have a country to which they could be deported.
The number of people who applied for asylum fell in 2017, however, coming in well below the maximum 220,000 agreed on by the coalition parties.

Cooperation between German authorities and the embassies of the countries of origin of failed applicants, to issue substitute passports, was going poorly in many cases.


Following figures are presenting the largest number of failed applicant in all over the world

The largest numbers of failed applicants who could not be repatriated because they had no papers were from

India (5,743)

Pakistan (4,943)

Afghanistan (3,915)

Russia (3,828)

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