There are several asylum seekers who has been in Danish asylum centres for several years without any clear future. They are checking the post list on the wall of their centres every day in hope of seeing their identification number on the list of posts in order to get a new post from the Immigration Service or the court regarding reopening their case. Some asylum seekers have spent more than one decade of their life in the centres
Nasser Aghaei is one of the Iranian refugees who has been in Denmark for more than a decade. He came to Denmark in 2003 when he was 22-years-old in hope of starting a new life in Denmark. But today Nasser Aghaei, because of his unclear situation, is very tired and he cannot even sleep without taking medicine, and he also uses medicine to reduce his stress.
I lost my life
According the rules, if someone has residence permit in Denmark after a short time he or she can invite the main members of their family to Denmark. In response to the question of New Times, “what are you scared of?” Nasser Aghaei replied, “I am afraid that I will no longer be able to see my sick mother, as I could not see my father to say goodbye before his death.”
He also said, “I am afraid to spend all of my life in the asylum centres without any hope. Actually I don’t have any hope, and my youth was spent in centres. Really, how many years are we supposed to live after spending more than a decade of my best life times in centres? I lost my life.”
Every human being has the right to be given another chance. In response to the question, “what are your requests?” Nasser Aghaei replied, “I call all the people who can help me, help me. And I also ask the Immigration Service to give me another chance so that I can get positive and continue my life in Denmark.”