Sweden Tightens Asylum Rules

World » EU | June 21, 2016, Tuesday // 22:11| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: Sweden Tightens Asylum Rules File photo by EPA/BGNES

Sweden, a favourite destination for thousands of refugees and migrants, took in 160,000 asylum seekers last year.

As Europe saw the highest number of asylum seekers since the WWII last year, the unprecedented number has greatly challenged the resources and social structures in Sweden, a country of 9.5 million people.

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