Germany’s interior minister, Thomas de Maizière, and his Moroccan counterpart are seeking closer cooperation in sending back migrants who enter Germany illegally. The pressure is greater in the wake of attacks in Cologne over the new year.
Berlin filmmaker Jakob Preuss accompanies Paul Nkamani from Cameroon on his grim and dangerous journey to Europe.
The German chancellor views the EU-Turkey migrant deal as a model for working with North African countries. Following an informal EU summit, the bloc decided to broaden engagement with Arab states to stem migration.
Exceptions for EU citizens and refugees have led to more naturalized Germans holding two passports in recent years. Some nations prohibit or make it difficult for nationals to give up citizenship when becoming German.
The German Interior Ministry has announced it has reached a deal that will allow it to return asylum-seekers to Greece. Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spain's Pedro Sanchez agreed to a similar compromise last week.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version