Relatively quick. For Germany, at least. He’s only been living in and off the country since 1997.
Sami A. was considered a security risk while living in the western city of Bochum, where he was receiving €1,168 (£1,022) a month in welfare payments. His asylum application was rejected in 2007.
“I can confirm that Sami A was sent back to Tunisia this morning and handed over to Tunisian authorities.”