Rejected asylum seekers go into hiding and get a new chance

Rejected asylum seekers can apply again in the new country, if they first save in 18 months. The plan has several. The past three years, more than 3500 asylum

Rejected asylum seekers go into hiding and get a new chance

Rejected asylum seekers can apply again in the new country, if they first save in 18 months. The plan has several.

The past three years, more than 3500 asylum seekers in Denmark have disappeared and wanted by the police.

It shows a access of the national Police, writes Politiken.

part of the missing applicants have discovered a rule in the european asylum system, which makes it possible to seek asylum in another country, if they go hide for 18 months.

the Newspaper has spoken with 16 persons who have been refused asylum in Denmark, and subsequently disappeared from the Danish system.

sources in Denmark, which are in contact with rejected asylum seekers who have gone underground, the newspaper has spoken with.

Many of the rejected asylum seekers are, according to the newspaper Politiken in Germany and in France, where they wait in hiding until they get a new chance to seek asylum.

The feint, however, goes against the intention of the european asylum system, believes professor of law Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen from Copenhagen University.

- It shows that the total of it, as the asylum system was put in the world to prevent, namely asylum-shopping - that the same person can try their luck in more than one country - is not achieved its goal of, he says to Politiken.

For some of the rejected asylum seekers succeed to get asylum in another country, informs several of them to the newspaper.

Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen has seen it in connection with his research, and although he can't say how big the problem is, he believes that it is growing.

the Purpose of the european asylum system, called the Dublin regulation, is that one country should be responsible for a person's asylum case.

if it does not send a rejected asylum-seeker home, he / she may seek in a new country after a year and a half. It must ensure that an asylum seeker does not end up in a game between two countries where no one will take responsibility for the person.

Foreigners, integration, Mattias Tesfaye (S) to call the asylum for failure.

- I think that the 18-month rule is incorrect and that it should be removed, he says to the newspaper.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 22 December 2019, 09:00

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