Why Sweden’s Warmth Is Fading Toward Migrants (HBO)

Last year, more than 160,000 migrants fleeing war in the Middle East ended up in Sweden, a country of only 9.5 million people. That’s the highest number of refugees per capita in Europe. But an increasing number of Swedes have grown impatient with their country’s generosity. Now, many of those migrants are being asked to leave. The government says that up to 80,000 will be deported, a large number of whom come from Afghanistan. In October, Sweden joined Germany in reaching an agreement with Afghanistan to repatriate tens of thousands of rejected asylum seekers. Michael Moynihan went to northern Sweden to meet with some of the migrants awaiting their fate.

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