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This is an information film for refugees in Germany. It deals with the hearing at the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees. At the hearing, refugees can tell the authorities how and why they left their home countries. On this basis, a decision is made as to whether to grant asylum or not. As such, the hearing is a key moment in the asylum process.

Feel free to use and share this video with anyone it might help. It is available in 14 languages. Useful links are included on the following page. This film only provides a brief overview, and cannot replace comprehensive legal advice. You can contact the filmmakers directly under the link ‘Initiative’.

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