Balkans Asylum Seekers

November 9, 2012 - 4:33 AM
In this Oct. 22, 2012 photo a man selling turkeys on the green market in the town of Bujanovac, 340 kms south of Belgrade, Serbia. While about 99 percent of the asylum requests coming from the citizens of the Balkan nations have been rejected as unfounded, the influx has burdened the system of some EU nations, where the numbers of asylum seekers have increased ten-fold since the travel visas were abolished for much of the region in 2009. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)