Firas Chaban is a Syrian refugee who’s trying to build a life for himself and his family in Berlin. It is hard to negotiate the bureaucracy, learn German and find work. And there is the worry about his people back home.
If you need a skilled tradesperson in Germany you may have to wait a long time, because while the sector is growing there is a shortage of workers. Refugees may be one solution to the problem.
Many media outlets tend to assume that Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policies have divided the country. But two new studies about the general mood in German society are calling for a closer look.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to grant Pakistani citizenship to millions of Afghan migrants, many of whom have been living for decades in fear and uncertainty. Implementation, however, remains uncertain.
The International Literature Festival in Berlin offered a preview of the second volume of the book series Refugees Worldwide. Its authors sign literary reports and essays delving into the refugee situation.
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