Are excessive regulation and bureaucracy hindering the integration of asylum seekers in Germany? Three years after the initial influx of refugees and despite a shortage of labor workers, many are still jobless and denied professional recognition.
Asylum seekers lacking language skills have poor chances in the job market and earn less. The German language is essential in finding an apartment, participating in society and pursuing an education.
At the Children on the Move global conference in Berlin, NGO representatives and youth delegates called for the abolition of child detention. In Germany, quick access to education was found to be the biggest hindrance.
Images of the refugee crisis overwhelmed Germany when 1.2 million people came to the country in 2015 and 2016. But how are these refugees today? DW takes a closer look in our series "Life as a newcomer."
Finding work for refugees is not just important because of the income, it's also a symbol of successful integrationand being integrated into society. Entering the job market, however, remains difficult.
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