Category: Germany


Vast majority of 2019 asylum applications in Germany have been denied

German authorities have rejected a large majority of asylum applications received in 2019. Only 35 to 38 percent of asylum...
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Germany appeals for common EU asylum policy

As irregular migrant arrivals continue to rise in Greece, German interior minister Horst Seehofer has appealed for European Union...
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One-in-two German citizens is against increased migration, according to new study

Half of the German population believes the country cannot accept more refugees because it has reached its limit, according to a...
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Child’s murder sparks demands for tougher checks at Swiss-German border

Politicians are calling for heightened security measures at Germany’s border with Switzerland after an eight-year-old boy was...
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UN agencies call on EU to restart migrant rescue operations

European countries must restart government rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea and help assist migrants...
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Most refugees in Germany who find employment are in temporary positions, study reveals

Although many refugees in Germany find work, most are in temporary positions. This was the finding of a new study, commissioned...
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Inadequate support for women and girls living in reception facilities in Germany, says German charities

More measures are required to support women and girls living in reception facilities in Germany, said Save the Children and...
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Family reunification in Europe getting harder

Reuniting migrant families in Europe is getting harder due to tough family reunification laws. One such case is Eritrean refugee,...
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German authorities rejected almost all church asylum cases in 2019

German authorities have turned down most of the church asylum cases in 2019, according to German news agency DW. Over the first...
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