In 2012, over a million people moved to Germany. In the city of Wuppertal, immigration authorities have launched a welcome program designed to help new arrivals settle in.
The recent spate of mosque attacks and a rise in hate crime has immigrants in Germany sounding the alarm. Community leaders are calling for more support and understanding from state authorities, including the police.
Germany's new interior minister has polarized the country with his statements on Islam. But although he has opened up an important debate, he is going about it in exactly the wrong way, says DW editor-in-chief Ines Pohl.
Hailing from Syria, Afghanistan and Eastern Europe, they attend the same integration class in their new home. Despite different backgrounds, these high school students all have one thing in common: motivation to succeed.
Nigerian-born Toni Iwobi is the League's spokesperson on migration. He follows the party line which includes proposals to make it easier to deport migrants and withdraw benefits from those who break rules.
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