A Bavarian innkeeper has taken on the task of helping incoming refugees with everyday things such as setting up a debit card or using unfamiliar kitchen equipment. But even the manager of the inn-turned-shelter wonders how much Germany can take on.
A refugee who was fitted with an electronic ankle tag monitor following violent behavior has been barred from Germany after leaving the country. Police had dropped an investigation into whether the man posed a threat.
Asylum seekers often need translators to convey their situation honestly. But the reality is different. Many refugees bear the brunt of untrained or even untrustworthy interpreters who jeopardize their asylum requests.
The Hungarian government has renewed its attacks on George Soros, saying Hungary faces "a frontal assault" from the US-Hungarian philanthropist. Soros said Fidesz is peddling "distortions and outright lies."
Several Latin American countries fear that the crisis in Venezuela will unleash a wave of refugees. Colombia wants to help, but it fears proposed border refugee camps could aggravate the problem more than alleviate it.
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