Germany Halts Granting Asylum to Syrians En Masse – Reports

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AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh Decisions concerning asylum applications have allegedly been postponed for several weeks as German authorities are set to reassess the security situation in Syria, according to media reports. Last year, Germany’s interior minister decided to extend a … Read More

German refugee agency head wants hard line on deportations

The new president of Germany’s BAMF refugee agency says authorities must apply rules on deportation strictly. His predecessor was sacked over allegedly lax asylum decisions. German authorities should apply asylum law consistently and strictly even in difficult individual cases, the … Read More