More than 300,000 refugees have now found jobs in Germany

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A Syrian refugee at a German Railway training workshop. Critics of German chancellor Angela Merkel’s refugee policy said that her permissiveness would cripple the country, as the incomers—more than 1 million asylum seekers since 2015—couldn’t contribute to society by getting jobs. … Read More

Asylum dispute costs Germany’s ruling majority: poll

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BERLIN, June 24 (Xinhua) — The ongoing dispute over the refugee policy within Germany’s ruling coalition undermines its majority, according to a latest poll released Sunday. In the weekly survey of the pollster Emnid for the “Bild am Sonntag,” the … Read More

Open borders policy could spell end for Angela Merkel in Germany

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s momentous decision three years ago to open her nation’s borders to … Read More

Germany’s political crisis is about the future of Europe

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Can you say “No” to a German chancellor when all she is asking you for is 14 days? There is one man who did. Horst Seehofer, interior minister and chairman of the Christian Social Union, the Bavarian sister party of … Read More

Disputed policies on migrants are the top threat to EU unity

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This June 12, 2018 photo released Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by French NGO “SOS Mediterranee” shows migrants being transferred from the Aquarius ship to Italian Coast Guard boats, in the Mediterranean Sea. Italy dispatched two ships Tuesday to help take … Read More

Merkel’s Leadership Threatened by Killings by Immigrants, Wrought by Open Borders

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Diana Feldman received an unusual text message from the phone of her 14-year-old daughter, Susanna, late last month. Written in broken German, the message said she would be back home in a few weeks and that her mother should not try to … Read More

Germany vows to take tougher stance on migrant deportations

A masked police officer leads handcuffed migrants in a migrant shelter in Ellwangen, southern Germany, Thursday, May 3, 2018. STEFAN PUCHNER/DPA VIA AP BERLIN — Hundreds of German police officers raided a refugee shelter in the southern town of Ellwangen … Read More

Christian ministry cancels California event fearing the state ‘will forbid some of what it teaches’

In an increasingly interconnected world, the refugee crisis has become a central issue for governments worldwide. Especially after the outbreak of the Syrian crisis, which caused more than one million refugees to cross into Europe in 2015 alone, the debate … Read More

Poverty in Iraq forces refugees back to camps

Poverty and a lack of services are preventing rebuilding in Mosul, forcing thousands to choose the lesser of two evils and return to the camps. Over 2 million have yet to go back home. Judit Neurink reports from Mosul. “My … Read More

Trump warns immigrant caravan approaching U.S. border of prosecution, deportation

With the group of about 500 migrants just 12 hours from the U.S. border, Trump directed the DHS to not allow “large caravans of people” into the U.S. Central American migrants, who attended the annual Migrants Stations of the Cross … Read More

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