Only 26% of asylum applications submitted in Denmark were successful in the second quarter of 2017 – down from 82% in the same period in 2016. This is among the lowest asylum approval rates in the European Union.

According to data published by Eurostat, only Bulgaria and the Czech Republic had lower figures, while the EU average was 46%, and Sweden and Germany both accepted 48%.

As reported by The Copenhagen Post, Denmark’s immigration services said the low approval rating was caused by a ...

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