Italian freelance journalist, covering environment and human rights.

EU, Human rights, Migration

The immigration interview: A moment of truth for migrants, refugees

For the 700,000 migrants who have arrived in Europe, surviving the journey is just the beginning.


Although the majority of the news coverage given to the refugee and migrant crisis focuses on the perilous journeys they take to reach European shores, the fact is, for many of the more than 700,000 who have arrived by land and sea since the start of the 2015, surviving long enough to reach the EU is just the beginning.

What comes next is dealing with a maze of regulations — applications, interviews, rejections and appeals — mostly in languages they do not speak.

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