Thousands of people will try to reach Europe this year from countries like Syria and Iraq.
They’re following the same path that hundreds of thousands of migrants before them have taken. It’s a dangerous journey, a gamble for the chance to live somewhere without the threat of the Islamic State. But a growing number of people are returning to Northern Iraq when what they found in Europe was far from what they’d hoped for.
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