Portugal with jump in asylum requests

in News · 20-10-2020 09:59:00 · 1 Comments

Portugal last year recorded one of the biggest jumps in asylum requests, with this number rising by just under 40 percent.

The increase is the third largest of all OECD member states, only surpassed by Mexico and Spain, who also saw requests soar due to the crisis in Venezuela, Columbia and Honduras. Overall, Portugal recorded 1,735 applications, with the majority coming from Angola, followed by the Gambia and Guinea-Bissau.


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Is there a war in Angola, Gambia and Guiné Bissau?!

By Anna from Madeira on 22-10-2020 11:33
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