After the Supreme Court allowed a revised version of the controversial travel ban to take effect, a refugee ban is in place for the next 120 days. For migrants from South America, it is becoming more and more difficult to seek for asylum in the US.
The Alternative for Germany wants to scrap the right to asylum and make development aid conditional upon stopping emigration. The party says its suggestions are "humane," but in practice they would be anything but that.
Alexander Gauland, the top candidate for the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany, has told DW there should be a clear path for repatriating migrants. Accepting refugees is not in Germany's interest, he said.
Support for the anti-immigration AfD has been eroding, but not in eastern Germany. The right-wing populists remain a force in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, which has fewer refugees than any other state. How can that be?
The judge said the Iraqi nationals detained during recent immigration sweeps had a right to appeal to a higher court before deportation. The ruling effectively stops all deportations of Iraqis for several months.
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