Chris Morris on a bridge
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Can Sweden cope with an influx of Syrian asylum seekers?

As Syria's refugee crisis continues to intensify, Sweden has now taken in more asylum seekers from Syria than any other country in Europe.

There has been a huge influx since the Swedish authorities announced, at the beginning of September, that anyone arriving from Syria would be given the permanent right to remain.

More than 12,000 people have applied for permanent residency since the new policy was introduced.

Chris Morris visited a Swedish processing centre, to find out how process works.

  • 23 Oct 2013
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