Belgium suspends acceptance of single male asylum seekers
AUGUST 31, 2023
Belgium on Wednesday announced a temporary suspension on the acceptance of single male asylum seekers in the country. The decision, announced by Nicole de Moor, the State Secretary for Asylum and Migration, aims to prioritize families and children due to the increasing influx of such vulnerable groups. Nicole de Moor explained the decision, stating, “I do not want to lag behind the facts, and I am therefore making the decision now to reserve all available places for families with children.