THOUSANDS OF ICELANDERS ARE OFFERING SYRIAN REFUGEES THEIR HOMES

MORE THAN 11,000 ICELANDERS OFFER TO HOUSE SYRIAN REFUGEES TO HELP EUROPEAN CRISIS

MORE THAN 11 000 ICELANDERS OFFER TO HOUSE SYRIAN REFUGEES TO HELP EUROPEAN CRISIS

As the outpouring of support continues, the Prime Minister has announced the formation of a committee dedicated to re-assessing the number of asylum seekers Iceland will accept.
Iceland, which has a population of little over 330,000, welcomed 1,117 immigrants in 2014, according to government figures.
Germany is currently leading Europe for taking in asylum seekers, receiving more than 73,000 first-time asylum claims in the first three months of this year alone, compared to 7,300 in the UK.

The country's government is only obliged to take in 50 asylum seekers a year, according to a humanitarian quota More than 11,000 families in Iceland have offered to open their homes to Syrian refugees in a bid to raise the...

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