According to the data available from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) currently there are more than 3,9 million foreign nationals present in Turkkish territory seeking international protection. Majority (92%) are Syrian nationals with granted the temporary protection status. In addition, asylum-seekers and refugees from countries including Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq and Somalia constitute another significant group of foreign nationals. According to UNHCR, there are 368, 230 asylum seekers and refugees present in Turkey. DGMM also reported that there are 1,008,305 foreign nationals under residence permit holder status including humanitarian residence holders.