Although many Greeks blame Berlin for their country's strict austerity drive, others are willing to move to Germany in order to find work.
While the United States unemployment rate fell to an eight-year low last month pointing to a strong labor market, the pace of job creation slowed, reflecting concerns about the health of the US economy.
German Interior Minister de Maiziere has said Europe must focus on reducing the number of migrants arriving on the continent. He has called for faster deportations of ineligible asylum seekers from Greece to Turkey.
The German labor market has begun the new year on a
solid footing with unemployment climbing less than normal for the winter season. In adjusted terms, the number of jobless has never been so low in a quarter century.
Dimitris Avramopoulos is the European Commissioner for Migration. His job description includes making the EU’s asylum system work - so far without great success. On this week’s Conflict Zone, he tries to explain why.
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