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Asylum seekers arriving on the Greek island Lesvos in 2015. Nicolas Economou/Shutterstock

We polled EU citizens on what they want asylum policy to look like – their answers may surprise you

European citizens have remarkably similar preferences on asylum policy, including being strongly in favour of asylum seekers being allowed to work.
Refugees or migrants? When it comes to children who cross international borders without papers, there’s no easy answer. Stoyan Nenov/Reuters

Refugee or migrant? Sometimes the line is blurred

There are refugees, there are migrants and then there are the millions of people who live in legal limbo because they defy easy categorisation. But everyone is just looking for a place to call home.

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