Pinning Hopes on Immigrants - Are Germany′s immigration mechanisms working? | Made in Germany | DW | 24.03.2015
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Pinning Hopes on Immigrants - Are Germany's immigration mechanisms working?

It's hoped that immigration will counter the shortage of skilled professionals in Germany, and immigrants are being urgently sought. On the other hand: important mechanisms such as the Blue Card work only under limited circumstances. Should the strict requirements for obtaining a Blue Card be relaxed? We talk to Holger Schäfer from the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW).

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