A lot of people are fleeing to the European Union due to the political and economic crisis in their native countries. Most of these migrants are Venezuelans and Latin American asylum seekers.
Long term political crisis and depression in Venezuela has caused more than three million people to flee from their country to neighbouring countries.
These people migrate to countries whose heritage and language is like their country’s. Germany receives the highest number of asylum applicants in Europe next to France. , and others are asked to leave or lodge another application.
The EU Asylum
Not only Venezuelans but Colombians, and nationals from Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Peru also seek refuge in the asylums of Europe for individual protection.
The European asylum support office has marked an increase of eleven per cent applications as compared to the same period last year.
Across European union’s twenty-eight countries and Norway, island, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. More than 2,90,000 applications were submitted in the EU agency for refugees.
The number of people migrating to Rome he decreased severely due to strict rules and rigid border policies. The number of applications bloomed in 2015 as the Syrian refugees suffering from conflict and deprivation seemed their refuge in Europe.
Though the number of people seeking refuge in European asylums is increasing these days the number of refugees is going to stay in limit and is not going to cross the levels reached in the year 2015, according to reports.
One moves from his or her country when his life is not safe in that country, and he feels threatened to stay there. Venezuelans are facing such great turmoil in their country that they are forced to move from their homeland to other countries for a safer and better life.
Some people are forced to leave while others leave as a result of war or economic crisis. The EU laws clearly state that the rights of the asylum seekers and refugees must be protected and so people flee to Europe for safety and security reasons.