Watch – Life in Europe not as expected: hundreds of Iraqis return home

A growing number of Iraqis are returning home from Germany, citing a lengthy asylum process, bland food and poor shelters as reasons for leaving.

“My husband liked the idea of going there. He saw others and he wanted to imitate them,” said one Kurdish returnee. “The situation there was much worse than here. We spent around three months there. We got nothing. The food was bad and there was little of it.