Getting to know a foreign culture and language is a significant hurdle for refugees to overcome. The start into a new future is often not an easy one. But as European history shows, migration can be beneficial for all sides in the long run.
Millions of people are migrating to cities the world over in search of a better life. Journalist Doug Saunders takes a look at this movement and promotes his theories of migration in his book "Arrival City."
A project team with representatives from Germany's federal and state governments are working on an integration plan for refugees, to be published in the spring. So far, no concrete measures have been put forward.
A new report says Germany's federal states should steer refugees toward communities where integration is more likely. But would such communities accept more people in need at a time when migration itself is under fire?
The Berlinale isn't just talking about refugees, it's inviting them to participate. The film festival has offered refugees free tickets to movie showings, backstage insights and employment opportunities.
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