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Increase in Refugees from Syria, Big Drop in Numbers from Africa

Recent data from the interior ministry shows a surge in Syrian refugee applications, increasing from 318 to 1,125 yearoveryear, while applications from African countries like Nigeria, DRC, and Cameroon have significantly dropped. Overall, new applications have halved from 17,065 to 9,091, indicating stricter migration measures and a change in the countries of origin.