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How Germany And Sweden Are Coping With Influx Of Refugees11:11Download

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Migrants walk on the road after crossing the Austrian-German border near the Bavarian village of Wegscheid, southern Germany, on November 9, 2015. (Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Migrants walk on the road after crossing the Austrian-German border near the Bavarian village of Wegscheid, southern Germany, on November 9, 2015. (Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images)

As refugees and migrants continue to flood into northern and western Europe, the majority have their sights set on Germany. Sweden, with its humanitarian reputation and strong social safety net, is another top destination. Months into the crisis, both countries are feeling the strain.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with reporter Ann Tornkvist in Stockholm, Sweden, and reporter Theresa Tropper in Berlin, Germany, about how their countries are coping with the ongoing influx of people seeking asylum.

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This segment aired on November 9, 2015.

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