It can be tough for foreigners to settle in Germany, deal with the bureaucracy, learn the language, find a home and get a job. MADE meets some immigrants who have overcome the obstacles.
The European Commission president has said closer cooperation with Africa is a primary goal of EU foreign policy. Major issues like security and migration require common answers from leaders on both continents.
There's not much to see yet, but it's clear that Cologne will be home to a new museum dedicated to migration. The government will provide funding to see the "House of Immigration Society" built in an old industrial hall.
Thousands of asylum-seekers in Germany have returned multiple times after deportation, according to a report in German media. Those with entry bans often serve a few months in jail or are not arrested at all.
Net migration has continued to fall steadily since the 2016 Brexit vote, the government has said. At the same time, the number of non-EU foreign students in the UK has increased significantly.
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