Germans often have trouble accepting that their country has been shaped by waves of immigration. The German Emigration Center in Bremerhaven looks back 300 years to a time when people were leaving Europe in droves in search of a better life.
The German election campaign has not set Aleksander Kwasniewski’s pulse racing. However, the former Polish president feels the future of Europe has a great deal riding on the outcome.
Martin Schulz, candidate for the German chancellorship has reiterated that there’s need to crackdown on human trafficking and smugglers in a bid to stop illegal migration.
If Free Democratic Party head Christian Lindner has his way, war refugees will have to leave Germany as soon as conflict ends. The proposal critiques Angela Merkel's CDU - though they may end up as political partners.
Many of the children migrants have been subjected to forced labor and prostitution. UN officials have called on the EU to create "protection corridors" for children migrants fleeing to Europe.
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