The refugees who made it to Germany
Thousands of migrants and refugees from the Middle East and North Africa are pouring into Europe — some fleeing brutal wars, others running from poverty.
For many, the goal is Germany.
The country said it will take in 800,000 asylum applicants this year, and refugees have been welcomed there, some even arriving to applause as they crossed the border. But even Germany has limits. Though their pledge is much more than other European nations, not everyone will find a home. More than 4 million people have fled Syria alone.
Below are just a handful of the men, women and children who risked their lives in the dangerous journey to Germany, where they now live in limbo. Read more…