How do you survive in Europe without papers? If you don’t exist for the law, you run big risks. Like being treated as a criminal.
Life as a migrant in Europe can be tough, and for those without papers, Europe becomes a real survival tour. Basic needs such as medical care and housing are hard to get, and in many European countries you can be locked up, without a criminal record.In a detention centre migrants waiting to be deported to their home countries share their moving stories.
Surprising Europe joins a doctor’s visit to a clinic in Amsterdam, where volunteers assist patients without documents.
Guest reporter and hip hop artist Sister Fa presents us to her Senegalese friends in Berlin, who deal in different ways with their possibilities to get a residence permit. Journalist Ssuuna Golooba from Uganda wonders why Africans laugh more than Europeans and this brings him to a lucrative idea.