Amnesty costs €11,000 per refugee

The government’s amnesty for long-term refugees will cost the state €329m, or €11,000 per asylum seeker, junior justice minister Nebahat Albayrak told MPs on Thursday.

Between 25,000 and 30,000 people are expected to be able to take advantage of the amnesty.
The money will be spent on healthcare, job-hunting, housing and citizenship courses, the minister said.

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