With up to 1.3 million more migrants expected to arrive in Germany by 2018, the country’s economic experts are estimating the costs and benefits of integrating the new arrivals into the job market.
Parliamentarians are grappling with a new law to reunite families with migrants who have fled dire circumstances, but who don't have refugee status. Both the left and the right have concerns about its implementation.
Germany's government is concerned that proposed changes to EU asylum rules will force it to take in significantly more refugees in the future, according to Der Spiegel. The reforms would also void any caps on refugees.
186,644 asylum seekers were registered last year. That's down more than 100,000 from 2016 - the Germany Interior Ministry says the massive numbers from the height of the crisis have been "overcome."
Refugees in Germany who appeal against the rejection of their asylum applications are having growing success, a report says. Critics say the high rate of wins puts German migration authorities in a bad light.
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