As restrictions are eased, asylum applications in the EU+ increase significantly, but remain at half pre-COVID-19 levels

Following the gradual relaxation of emergency measures in EU+ countries,1 in June about half as many applications for international protection were lodged compared to the months immediately prior to the COVID-19 outbreak in Europe. The impact of emergency measures on asylum trends continued to be visible in June. Although the 31 500 applications in June represented […]