Chinese tourist who lost wallet ends up in German refugee centre
A Chinese tourist arriving in Stuttgart, Germany lost his wallet and instead of going to a police station, he somehow ended up at an authority which gave him asylum papers.
The man arrived at a refugee center with a few other Chinese. At that time there was a Mandarin interpreter with when the asylum papers were filed so he should have known what he was getting himself into This set in motion something which he could not get out of. He was sent from Stuttgart to Dortmund in northwestern Germany and from there to a refugee home in Duelman. His passport was taken from him and he was given food and spending money like all the other refugees.
He seemed totally helpless but dutifully did as instructed. He also kept trying to tell his story to whoever would listen but as no one could understand him he was unsuccesful. He stood out as he was well dressed and acted differently to the other refugees. He kept on asking for his passport unlike the others.
Eventually with the help of a translation app and a translator at a nearby Chinese restaurant his story became clear. He wanted to proceed with his travels to France and Italy and not seek asylum. It took 12 whole days for his story to be pieced together and for him to be sent on his way.
The man said Europe was not what he expected, was happy to leave but was not updet at all.
How would you feel if you had to stay in a refugee centre for 12 days?