How has the pandemic affected the number of people in Germany’s cities?

How has the pandemic affected the number of people in Germany’s cities?

Are we seeing the end of the big-city boom in Germany and a mass rural exodus? A new study shows that could very well be the case. In one city the population decline is particularly striking.

Germany ‘desperately searching’ for skilled workers to plug shortage

Germany ‘desperately searching’ for skilled workers to plug shortage

Postcode lottery: Brits in Germany on what it’s like to apply for the post-Brexit residence card

Postcode lottery: Brits in Germany on what it’s like to apply for the post-Brexit residence card

Reader question: If Britons are already resident in one EU country, can they move to another?
FOR MEMBERS

Reader question: If Britons are already resident in one EU country, can they move to another?

Is the German term ‘migration background’ set to be replaced?

Is the German term ‘migration background’ set to be replaced?

Reader question: Can Brits stay more than 90 days in the EU if they have a spouse with an EU passport?

Reader question: Can Brits stay more than 90 days in the EU if they have a spouse with an EU passport?

Germany to allow deportations of ‘suspect’ Syrians

Germany to allow deportations of ‘suspect’ Syrians

Giving up being British: What you should know about becoming German after December 31st
FOR MEMBERS

Giving up being British: What you should know about becoming German after December 31st

Germany sees increase in number of startups ‘launched by people with migrant background’

Germany sees increase in number of startups ‘launched by people with migrant background’

EXPLAINED: How to secure permanent residency in Germany
FOR MEMBERS

EXPLAINED: How to secure permanent residency in Germany

Germany urges UK for ‘more realistic approach’ in Brexit talks

Germany urges UK for ‘more realistic approach’ in Brexit talks

How Brexit pushed thousands of Brits to get German citizenship

How Brexit pushed thousands of Brits to get German citizenship

Germany to accept more foreign academic credentials

Germany to accept more foreign academic credentials

A contract for both sides of Germany’s integration equation

A contract for both sides of Germany’s integration equation

Turks: Germany must do more for integration

Turks: Germany must do more for integration

Berlin plans ‘integration contract’ for immigrants

Berlin plans ‘integration contract’ for immigrants

Germany sees 14 percent drop in asylum claims

Germany sees 14 percent drop in asylum claims

‘Germany needs 500,000 new immigrants every year’

‘Germany needs 500,000 new immigrants every year’

How Germany is set to make it easier for non-EU skilled workers to enter the labour market
FOR MEMBERS

How Germany is set to make it easier for non-EU skilled workers to enter the labour market

This is where (and why) Germans are moving abroad

This is where (and why) Germans are moving abroad

Number of Brits leaving UK for Germany at 10-year high due to ‘uncertainty surrounding Brexit’
FOR MEMBERS

Number of Brits leaving UK for Germany at 10-year high due to ‘uncertainty surrounding Brexit’

Germans more optimistic – and a bit less worried about Trump

Germans more optimistic – and a bit less worried about Trump

‘Germany is not an open society’: Chinese artist Ai Weiwei on leaving Berlin

‘Germany is not an open society’: Chinese artist Ai Weiwei on leaving Berlin

German Interior Minister calls for security control on the Swiss border

German Interior Minister calls for security control on the Swiss border

What Germany’s new controversial immigration laws mean for foreign workers
FOR MEMBERS

What Germany’s new controversial immigration laws mean for foreign workers

‘Germany’s future depends on immigration and integration’: Merkel

‘Germany’s future depends on immigration and integration’: Merkel

‘We are continually trying to improve’: Inside Germany’s largest immigration office
FOR MEMBERS

‘We are continually trying to improve’: Inside Germany’s largest immigration office

Overnight queues and complex rules: What Germany’s immigration offices are really like
FOR MEMBERS

Overnight queues and complex rules: What Germany’s immigration offices are really like

New Zealanders in Germany: How many are there and where do they live?
FOR MEMBERS

New Zealanders in Germany: How many are there and where do they live?

South Africans in Germany: How many are there and where do they live?
FOR MEMBERS

South Africans in Germany: How many are there and where do they live?

Berlin to revolutionize immigration office ‘experience’

Berlin to revolutionize immigration office ‘experience’

‘We’ve got to grips with immigration’: Interior Minister on drop in asylum bids

‘We’ve got to grips with immigration’: Interior Minister on drop in asylum bids

Germany deported record number of refugees in 2018 to EU countries: report

Germany deported record number of refugees in 2018 to EU countries: report

‘Historic day’ as Germany takes step forward in relaxing rules for foreign workers

‘Historic day’ as Germany takes step forward in relaxing rules for foreign workers

Germany integrating migrants quickly, according to business chief

Germany integrating migrants quickly, according to business chief

How Germany plans to fight worker shortage with new immigration law

How Germany plans to fight worker shortage with new immigration law

Germany considers expelling convicted Syrians

Germany considers expelling convicted Syrians

Germany, Netherlands back Niger border force to counter migration

Germany, Netherlands back Niger border force to counter migration

Germany extends Austria border controls over migrants

Germany extends Austria border controls over migrants

‘We must keep extreme and populist voices at bay’: German President

‘We must keep extreme and populist voices at bay’: German President

Germany steps up migrant deportations to North Africa

Germany steps up migrant deportations to North Africa

Germany to ease immigration rules to fight worker shortage

Germany to ease immigration rules to fight worker shortage

Texas German: How southerners are keeping a distant dialect alive

Texas German: How southerners are keeping a distant dialect alive

How ‘Kiezdeutsch’ is enriching rather than threatening German

How ‘Kiezdeutsch’ is enriching rather than threatening German

Maaßen profile: The curious case of the spy who gave too much away

Maaßen profile: The curious case of the spy who gave too much away

Angela Merkel ‘underestimated’ challenges of mass migration, says Italy’s Matteo Salvini

Angela Merkel ‘underestimated’ challenges of mass migration, says Italy’s Matteo Salvini

Merkel to meet Macron in Marseille amid EU immigration row

Merkel to meet Macron in Marseille amid EU immigration row

Migrant beaten in racist attack in northeast German city

Migrant beaten in racist attack in northeast German city

Clear majority of Germans think country has big problem with racism: poll

Clear majority of Germans think country has big problem with racism: poll

Police investigating after far-right crowd shout to ‘sink’ refugee rescue boat

Police investigating after far-right crowd shout to ‘sink’ refugee rescue boat

German interior minister offers to resign in migration showdown with Merkel

German interior minister offers to resign in migration showdown with Merkel

German interior minister unhappy with Merkel’s EU migration deal

German interior minister unhappy with Merkel’s EU migration deal

Moment of truth for Merkel as rebels weigh migration deals

Moment of truth for Merkel as rebels weigh migration deals

Embattled Merkel draws up new measures to tackle migration

Embattled Merkel draws up new measures to tackle migration

Merkel eases German migrant row with EU accords

Merkel eases German migrant row with EU accords

Analysis: Is one man about to collapse German politics as we know it?

Analysis: Is one man about to collapse German politics as we know it?

Number of new asylum seekers in Germany dropped 70 percent last year

Number of new asylum seekers in Germany dropped 70 percent last year

Why Trump is wrong (again) on migrants and crime in Germany

Why Trump is wrong (again) on migrants and crime in Germany

Merkel party slumps in polls as dispute on refugees threatens split

Merkel party slumps in polls as dispute on refugees threatens split

Merkel gets ultimatum from ally over asylum seekers

Merkel gets ultimatum from ally over asylum seekers

After rape-murder shocks Germany, suspect captured in Iraq

After rape-murder shocks Germany, suspect captured in Iraq

Merkel accused of ignoring warnings of ‘irregularities’ at refugee authority

Merkel accused of ignoring warnings of ‘irregularities’ at refugee authority

Germany and Austria start joint police work to combat illegal migration

Germany and Austria start joint police work to combat illegal migration

Rejected asylum seeker severely burned after setting himself on fire near Stuttgart

Rejected asylum seeker severely burned after setting himself on fire near Stuttgart

Berlin immigration authorities enabled years’ long fraud: report

Berlin immigration authorities enabled years’ long fraud: report

Cash for refugee status: the scandal rocking the German asylum system

Cash for refugee status: the scandal rocking the German asylum system

200 migrants in south German town prevent deportation of man

200 migrants in south German town prevent deportation of man

Ex-official in Bremen suspected of illegally approving 1,200 asylum cases

Ex-official in Bremen suspected of illegally approving 1,200 asylum cases

Growth in Germany’s foreign population driven by eastern Europeans

Growth in Germany’s foreign population driven by eastern Europeans

Food bank in Essen reopens doors to migrants

Food bank in Essen reopens doors to migrants

Germany paying €350 million in child benefits to children abroad

Germany paying €350 million in child benefits to children abroad

Across EU, most asylum applications still being made in Germany: report

Across EU, most asylum applications still being made in Germany: report

Syrian refugee teacher starts job at German school

Syrian refugee teacher starts job at German school

Far-right distribute tear gas on streets as tensions in Cottbus remain high

Far-right distribute tear gas on streets as tensions in Cottbus remain high

German police disperse Kurdish protest against Turkish offensive

German police disperse Kurdish protest against Turkish offensive

Turkish and Kurdish groups accuse each other of importing foreign conflict into Germany

Turkish and Kurdish groups accuse each other of importing foreign conflict into Germany

Tensions still high: renewed conflicts in Cottbus between locals and foreigners

Tensions still high: renewed conflicts in Cottbus between locals and foreigners

It’s time we stop asking ‘where are you from?’ in Germany

It’s time we stop asking ‘where are you from?’ in Germany

Everyday racism: ‘Berlin isn’t as cosmopolitan as is often claimed’

Everyday racism: ‘Berlin isn’t as cosmopolitan as is often claimed’

One quarter of EU Blue Card holders in Germany from India: report

One quarter of EU Blue Card holders in Germany from India: report

The Poles who have sought sanctuary in Germany from their ‘stifling’ homeland

The Poles who have sought sanctuary in Germany from their ‘stifling’ homeland

Fewer refugee deportations and departures in Germany this year: survey

Fewer refugee deportations and departures in Germany this year: survey

How many Stockholmers are actually immigrants?
PARTNER CONTENT

How many Stockholmers are actually immigrants?

Migrant arrivals in Germany fall for second year in a row

Migrant arrivals in Germany fall for second year in a row

Six common questions people have about refugees in Germany

Six common questions people have about refugees in Germany

Greek police to help German airports catch migrants with fake papers

Greek police to help German airports catch migrants with fake papers

Merkel backs Libyan coastguard but warns against abuses

Merkel backs Libyan coastguard but warns against abuses

Germans’ biggest concern still immigration, but poverty is catching up

Germans’ biggest concern still immigration, but poverty is catching up

Integration of Muslims better in Germany than in rest of Europe: study

Integration of Muslims better in Germany than in rest of Europe: study

Here are the top 10 countries Germans immigrate to

Here are the top 10 countries Germans immigrate to

Italy impounds German NGO rescue boat suspected of aiding illegal immigration

Italy impounds German NGO rescue boat suspected of aiding illegal immigration

Syrian refugees accuse Germany of blocking family reunification

Syrian refugees accuse Germany of blocking family reunification

More Germans fear climate change than terrorism, poll shows

More Germans fear climate change than terrorism, poll shows

Number of German residents with immigrant roots reaches record high

Number of German residents with immigrant roots reaches record high

Young, healthy immigrants are stabilizing Germany’s social security system, figures show

Young, healthy immigrants are stabilizing Germany’s social security system, figures show

German judge warns of court system ‘collapse’ due to mass number of asylum complaints

German judge warns of court system ‘collapse’ due to mass number of asylum complaints

‘Women are being attacked every day’: violence at small town festival reignites migration debate

‘Women are being attacked every day’: violence at small town festival reignites migration debate

Germany among top five countries for immigrants worldwide: US report

Germany among top five countries for immigrants worldwide: US report

Merkel party vows to control migration more strongly if re-elected

Merkel party vows to control migration more strongly if re-elected

Asylum processes now taking three times as long as expected

Asylum processes now taking three times as long as expected

Fingerprints missing for hundreds of refugees

Fingerprints missing for hundreds of refugees

Up to 100,000 asylum cases to be checked after German soldier became refugee

Up to 100,000 asylum cases to be checked after German soldier became refugee

Greece, Germany agree to slow refugee family reunification: report

Greece, Germany agree to slow refugee family reunification: report

German parliament passes tougher rules for asylum, deportations

German parliament passes tougher rules for asylum, deportations

Errors found in 10 percent of re-reviewed asylum cases: report

Errors found in 10 percent of re-reviewed asylum cases: report

Socks in sandals: Germans mock government ideals for immigrant integration

Socks in sandals: Germans mock government ideals for immigrant integration

‘Anything but dramatic’: What experts say about Germany’s latest crime report

‘Anything but dramatic’: What experts say about Germany’s latest crime report

Meet Germany’s ‘forgotten’ foreign workers

Meet Germany’s ‘forgotten’ foreign workers

Refugees not so welcome: most Germans say country has reached its limit

Refugees not so welcome: most Germans say country has reached its limit

German Millennials among most ‘immigrant-friendly’ in Europe

German Millennials among most ‘immigrant-friendly’ in Europe

Germany to crack down on foreign child marriages

Germany to crack down on foreign child marriages

Berlin’s transit firm won’t stop trolling this far-right AfD politician

Berlin’s transit firm won’t stop trolling this far-right AfD politician

Survey shows more Muslims help refugees in Germany than Christians

Survey shows more Muslims help refugees in Germany than Christians

AfD to fight for headscarf ban and mass deportations in election

AfD to fight for headscarf ban and mass deportations in election

Refugee rights groups criticize plans for faster deportations

Refugee rights groups criticize plans for faster deportations

Being German isn’t about where you’re born, say most Germans

Being German isn’t about where you’re born, say most Germans

This is how many Germans could be impacted by Trump’s travel bans

This is how many Germans could be impacted by Trump’s travel bans

Green party demands travel ban for Trump to Germany

Green party demands travel ban for Trump to Germany

Germany’s population just hit a record high – so what does this mean?

Germany’s population just hit a record high – so what does this mean?

Germany to return new asylum seekers to Greece from March

Germany to return new asylum seekers to Greece from March

Number of asylum seekers dropped by 70 percent in 2016

Number of asylum seekers dropped by 70 percent in 2016

How the number of Muslims in Germany is way lower than people think

How the number of Muslims in Germany is way lower than people think

Immigrant children see big improvements in school results

Immigrant children see big improvements in school results

Germany launches €150 million aid package for returning immigrants

Germany launches €150 million aid package for returning immigrants

Germany should deport sick refugees: Merkel party mate

Germany should deport sick refugees: Merkel party mate

Federal police record 32 percent increase in crimes

Federal police record 32 percent increase in crimes

By wheelchair from Syria to Germany: teen’s story of hope

By wheelchair from Syria to Germany: teen’s story of hope

5-year-old hospitalized in racist attack in east Germany

5-year-old hospitalized in racist attack in east Germany

Left politician who smuggled refugee could lose immunity

Left politician who smuggled refugee could lose immunity

One in five Germans now has immigrant background

One in five Germans now has immigrant background

Are refugees really going back to war zones ‘on holiday’?

Are refugees really going back to war zones ‘on holiday’?

Germany to spend €20 billion on refugees in 2016: report

Germany to spend €20 billion on refugees in 2016: report

Germans need integration classes too, says sociologist

Germans need integration classes too, says sociologist

Germany and Italy signal tougher stance on immigrants

Germany and Italy signal tougher stance on immigrants

Nearly 9,000 refugee children reported missing: report

Nearly 9,000 refugee children reported missing: report

Experts call for ‘migrant quota’ for top business jobs

Experts call for ‘migrant quota’ for top business jobs

Merkel’s asylum policy under fire again from key ally

Merkel’s asylum policy under fire again from key ally

Justice minister wants to end toleration of polygamy

Justice minister wants to end toleration of polygamy

Will closing borders drive Germans to incest?

Will closing borders drive Germans to incest?

Why refugees are commiting far less crime

Why refugees are commiting far less crime

German right-wing leader blasts ‘dictator’ Merkel

German right-wing leader blasts ‘dictator’ Merkel

Islam doesn’t belong here, say two-thirds of Germans

Islam doesn’t belong here, say two-thirds of Germans

Lawyer can call politician ‘product of inbreeding’: court

Lawyer can call politician ‘product of inbreeding’: court

Germany’s asylum requests plummet 66% in March

Germany’s asylum requests plummet 66% in March

Denmark extends ID checks at German border

Denmark extends ID checks at German border

Merkel’s approval climbs up to pre-refugee crisis levels

Merkel’s approval climbs up to pre-refugee crisis levels

Germany to lure more skilled foreign workers

Germany to lure more skilled foreign workers

Iconic airport may become nation’s biggest asylum home

Iconic airport may become nation’s biggest asylum home

Merkel calls for unity and openness in 2016

Merkel calls for unity and openness in 2016

Germany extends refugee checks at border

Germany extends refugee checks at border

Neo-Nazis arrested after baseball bat attacks

Neo-Nazis arrested after baseball bat attacks

‘US-German relationship stronger than ever’

‘US-German relationship stronger than ever’

Inside Pegida’s bellowing and bitter Dresden rally

Inside Pegida’s bellowing and bitter Dresden rally

Germany braces for mass far-right rally

Germany braces for mass far-right rally

Anger over police chief’s call to build border fence

Anger over police chief’s call to build border fence

Pegida founder faces hate speech charges

Pegida founder faces hate speech charges

EU ministers agree on refugee quota deal

EU ministers agree on refugee quota deal

Interior minister aims to toughen asylum law

Interior minister aims to toughen asylum law

Swedish queen fights for refugee kids in Germany

Swedish queen fights for refugee kids in Germany

Merkel: EU refugee quota plan ‘only first step’

Merkel: EU refugee quota plan ‘only first step’

Merkel ‘proud’ as govt plans €6bn for refugees

Merkel ‘proud’ as govt plans €6bn for refugees

Merkel: Austria tragedy a ‘warning’ for Europe

Merkel: Austria tragedy a ‘warning’ for Europe

Merkel booed by crowd at refugee centre

Merkel booed by crowd at refugee centre

Refugee numbers to reach 800,000 in 2015

Refugee numbers to reach 800,000 in 2015

Merkel: Migrants bigger challenge than Greece

Merkel: Migrants bigger challenge than Greece

‘High’ asylum benefits need review: minister

‘High’ asylum benefits need review: minister

Report: German refugee figures ‘underestimated’

Report: German refugee figures ‘underestimated’

Jewish group slams right-wing asylum plan

Jewish group slams right-wing asylum plan

Movie star unleashes on fans in refugee row

Movie star unleashes on fans in refugee row

Merkel defends treatment of crying Palestinian girl

Merkel defends treatment of crying Palestinian girl

Passengers tell fake racists where to get off

Passengers tell fake racists where to get off

German teachers rally against low pay

German teachers rally against low pay

Migrant workers send $14 billion back home

Migrant workers send $14 billion back home

Germany hits top 10 in integration rankings

Germany hits top 10 in integration rankings

EU reports widespread abuse of migrant workers

EU reports widespread abuse of migrant workers

3.4 million Germans live in other OECD countries

3.4 million Germans live in other OECD countries

Germany may have 10m fewer people by 2060

Germany may have 10m fewer people by 2060

Germans join call for Mediterranean action

Germans join call for Mediterranean action

Minister wants more of ‘right’ migrants

Minister wants more of ‘right’ migrants

Police report record high in illegal migration

Police report record high in illegal migration

Germany urgently needs immigrants: study

Germany urgently needs immigrants: study

Number of foreigners in Germany hits record high

Number of foreigners in Germany hits record high

New high in asylum seeker expulsions

New high in asylum seeker expulsions

Pegida plans Dresden mayoral bid

Pegida plans Dresden mayoral bid

Neo-Nazis arrested as Pegida peters out

Neo-Nazis arrested as Pegida peters out

https://www.thelocal.de/wp-content/themes/thelocal/assets/images/1x1-transparent.png

AfD braces for busy conference weekend

https://www.thelocal.de/wp-content/themes/thelocal/assets/images/1x1-transparent.png

‘No more Middle Eastern immigrants’: AfD

https://www.thelocal.de/wp-content/themes/thelocal/assets/images/1x1-transparent.png

Dresden tolerance concert draws 22,000

Pegida leader steps down over Hitler photo

Pegida leader steps down over Hitler photo

Immigrants bring population to over 81m

Immigrants bring population to over 81m

German-Turkish group against far-right talks

German-Turkish group against far-right talks

What does Dresden have against Muslims?

What does Dresden have against Muslims?

Germany expect asylum numbers to increase

Germany expect asylum numbers to increase

Germany second-biggest migrant destination

Germany second-biggest migrant destination

‘Germany is a country of migration’: Stats

‘Germany is a country of migration’: Stats

How to replace retiring baby boomers

How to replace retiring baby boomers

Germans are wide of the mark on immigration

Germans are wide of the mark on immigration

Germany lags in permits for non-EU migrants

Germany lags in permits for non-EU migrants

‘There’s no room but we have nowhere else to go’

‘There’s no room but we have nowhere else to go’

Skilled migrants want to stay long-term

Skilled migrants want to stay long-term

‘Criminals are at work in refugee homes’

‘Criminals are at work in refugee homes’

3,000 refugees arrive at Munich station

3,000 refugees arrive at Munich station

Quiz: Put your German skills to the test

Quiz: Put your German skills to the test

‘Germany can handle more refugees’

‘Germany can handle more refugees’

Germany beefs up asylum rules for Balkans

Germany beefs up asylum rules for Balkans

Police recruit drew Swastika on colleague

Police recruit drew Swastika on colleague

EU court backs foreign student visas

EU court backs foreign student visas

https://www.thelocal.de/wp-content/themes/thelocal/assets/images/1x1-transparent.png

Police ‘must do more’ to reflect diversity

UN applauds Germany’s help to refugees

UN applauds Germany’s help to refugees

Germany to lock out ‘cheating’ EU migrants

Germany to lock out ‘cheating’ EU migrants

Over 100,000 foreigners get German citizenship

Over 100,000 foreigners get German citizenship

Munich police find 49 refugees on one train

Munich police find 49 refugees on one train

EU court rules against German language test

EU court rules against German language test

Police drag refugees from Berlin TV tower

Police drag refugees from Berlin TV tower

Police prepare to clear Berlin refugee school

Police prepare to clear Berlin refugee school

One in five Bavarians has foreign roots

One in five Bavarians has foreign roots

Last refugees hang on in Berlin school

Last refugees hang on in Berlin school

Bavaria’s population is on the rise

Bavaria’s population is on the rise

Who’s an expat and who’s an immigrant?

Who’s an expat and who’s an immigrant?

US VP Biden: Germany is ‘xenophobic’

US VP Biden: Germany is ‘xenophobic’

Balkan states face long EU process: Merkel

Balkan states face long EU process: Merkel

Parliament plans asylum law change

Parliament plans asylum law change

Migrants better qualified than Germans

Migrants better qualified than Germans

Germany gains foreign talent from rivals

Germany gains foreign talent from rivals

Germany rises in popularity for immigrants

Germany rises in popularity for immigrants

Immigrant helper ‘too qualified’ for Germany

Immigrant helper ‘too qualified’ for Germany

Refugee lives in a tree after camp torn down

Refugee lives in a tree after camp torn down

Jobless foreigner rise puts plans in doubt

Jobless foreigner rise puts plans in doubt

‘Unemployed EU citizens can be expelled’

‘Unemployed EU citizens can be expelled’

Deportations rose in 2013 as asylum denied

Deportations rose in 2013 as asylum denied

Asylum-seeker influx strains German shelters

Asylum-seeker influx strains German shelters

Thousands exit Germany for Bulgaria and Romania

Thousands exit Germany for Bulgaria and Romania

Professor quits over Swiss ‘xenophobia’

Professor quits over Swiss ‘xenophobia’

Merkel comes to Swiss defence over poll

Merkel comes to Swiss defence over poll

‘Immigration flood hasn’t happened’

‘Immigration flood hasn’t happened’

Swiss vote ‘a warning sign for Europe’

Swiss vote ‘a warning sign for Europe’

Court grants EU migrants German jobless benefits

Court grants EU migrants German jobless benefits

UK and Germany locked in immigration debate

UK and Germany locked in immigration debate

‘Jobless migrants must get German benefits’

‘Jobless migrants must get German benefits’

Group to tackle benefit migrant fears

Group to tackle benefit migrant fears

Germany mulls Bulgaria, Romania migrant influx

Germany mulls Bulgaria, Romania migrant influx

‘Fingerprints for foreigners’ sparks outcry

‘Fingerprints for foreigners’ sparks outcry

Foreign minister hits out at immigration critics

Foreign minister hits out at immigration critics

MPs spar over eastern EU immigration fears

MPs spar over eastern EU immigration fears

Hamburg police brace for protest weekend

Hamburg police brace for protest weekend

‘Germany must say yes to more immigrants’

‘Germany must say yes to more immigrants’

How to get (and keep) a German visa

How to get (and keep) a German visa

Mayor hit by topless protest over refugees

Mayor hit by topless protest over refugees

Refugees go on hunger strike in Berlin

Refugees go on hunger strike in Berlin

Minister calls for ‘poverty migrant’ crackdown

Minister calls for ‘poverty migrant’ crackdown

Foreigners in Germany reach record levels

Foreigners in Germany reach record levels

Israeli minister slams Jews moving to Berlin

Israeli minister slams Jews moving to Berlin

Turkish man takes pain out of praying

Turkish man takes pain out of praying

Study: foreigners rarely high earners

Study: foreigners rarely high earners

EU immigrants leave Germany within a year

EU immigrants leave Germany within a year

German chains ‘ignore Turkish shoppers’

German chains ‘ignore Turkish shoppers’

‘I am Senegalese, but firstly I am German’

‘I am Senegalese, but firstly I am German’

Minister: time to throw out illegal immigrants

Minister: time to throw out illegal immigrants

Immigrant families shun German nurseries

Immigrant families shun German nurseries

Five-year-old from China loses deportation battle

Five-year-old from China loses deportation battle

Rösler: Germany needs top qualified immigrants

Rösler: Germany needs top qualified immigrants

Immigrants ‘more skilled’ than many Germans

Immigrants ‘more skilled’ than many Germans

Spain and Germany fight youth employment

Spain and Germany fight youth employment

Russians top asylum seekers to Germany

Russians top asylum seekers to Germany

Au pairs rules relax for non-German families

Au pairs rules relax for non-German families

US denies Christian homeschoolers asylum

US denies Christian homeschoolers asylum

More migrant kids need help with German

More migrant kids need help with German

Poles no longer the losers in Berlin

Poles no longer the losers in Berlin

‘Inhumane’ authorities separate refugee family

‘Inhumane’ authorities separate refugee family

Bayreuth immigration office ‘unfair’ to students

Bayreuth immigration office ‘unfair’ to students

New immigrants are younger, more skilled

New immigrants are younger, more skilled

Job centre’s advisor speaks the right lingo

Job centre’s advisor speaks the right lingo

Germany recognizes skills of 30,000 foreigners

Germany recognizes skills of 30,000 foreigners

Bahr: ‘Germany needs more foreign nurses’

Bahr: ‘Germany needs more foreign nurses’

Berlin’s ‘Peacemaker’ soothes the city

Berlin’s ‘Peacemaker’ soothes the city

Interior minister: We need populism

Interior minister: We need populism

New rules ‘open door’ to skilled foreigners

New rules ‘open door’ to skilled foreigners

Theatre makes a drama out of national identity

Theatre makes a drama out of national identity

Mastering Germany’s foreign credential maze

Mastering Germany’s foreign credential maze

Justice Minister: relax dual citizenship law

Justice Minister: relax dual citizenship law

Europeans try their luck in Germany

Europeans try their luck in Germany

More Turks in Germany than previously thought

More Turks in Germany than previously thought

Minister: EU needs US-style entry database

Minister: EU needs US-style entry database

Gauck: Refugees offer hope for German future

Gauck: Refugees offer hope for German future

Immigration boosts population in 2012

Immigration boosts population in 2012

Immigrant workers ‘paid less’ than native peers

Immigrant workers ‘paid less’ than native peers

Torrent of immigration heading to Germany

Torrent of immigration heading to Germany

Woman ordered to learn German after 30 years

Woman ordered to learn German after 30 years

More Greeks, Spanish moving to Germany

More Greeks, Spanish moving to Germany

Germany attracts better-educated immigrants

Germany attracts better-educated immigrants

Berlin schools ‘racially segregating’ children

Berlin schools ‘racially segregating’ children

Hesse acts to recruit Spanish carers

Hesse acts to recruit Spanish carers

‘Immigrants cause problems’ say Germans

‘Immigrants cause problems’ say Germans

Skilled immigrants opt for Britain over Germany

Skilled immigrants opt for Britain over Germany

New weapon against forced marriage goes live

New weapon against forced marriage goes live

Refugee protest march pitches up in Berlin

Refugee protest march pitches up in Berlin

Germany looking to China for nursing power

Germany looking to China for nursing power

One in ten graduating in Germany is foreign

One in ten graduating in Germany is foreign

Illegal marriage trick leaves woman hitched

Illegal marriage trick leaves woman hitched

‘Go home and lie’, court tells lesbian Iranian

‘Go home and lie’, court tells lesbian Iranian

Immigrants ‘doing better at school and work’

Immigrants ‘doing better at school and work’

Immigrants boost German population

Immigrants boost German population

Book describes Germany without foreigners

Book describes Germany without foreigners

Tragedy draws Turkish ‘Men Against Violence’

Tragedy draws Turkish ‘Men Against Violence’

Report: Turks with dementia forget German

Report: Turks with dementia forget German

Migrant medics: ‘pizza order German’ no good

Migrant medics: ‘pizza order German’ no good

Greeks and Spanish flee to Germany in job hunt

Greeks and Spanish flee to Germany in job hunt

Killer neo-Nazis seen at play in holiday snaps

Killer neo-Nazis seen at play in holiday snaps

Germany ‘best EU state for migrant job hunters’

Germany ‘best EU state for migrant job hunters’

Germans ‘stealing our jobs’: Swiss politician

Germans ‘stealing our jobs’: Swiss politician

Foreign students quit Germany in droves

Foreign students quit Germany in droves

Minister slams Salafism at Islam conference

Minister slams Salafism at Islam conference

No-name job letters ‘help women and migrants’

No-name job letters ‘help women and migrants’

Koran distributors may face more scrutiny

Koran distributors may face more scrutiny

Should cops target black people for ID checks?

Should cops target black people for ID checks?

Victim slams court’s racial spot-check ruling

Victim slams court’s racial spot-check ruling

Integration study author criticizes interior minister

Integration study author criticizes interior minister

Language school grads ‘barely spoke German’

Language school grads ‘barely spoke German’

‘Muslim taxi’ offers gender-segregated rides

‘Muslim taxi’ offers gender-segregated rides

Critics slam ‘recycling’ of notorious Sarrazin book

Critics slam ‘recycling’ of notorious Sarrazin book

Immigrants stop 8-year population decline

Immigrants stop 8-year population decline

Top German emigration destinations: US and Switzerland

Top German emigration destinations: US and Switzerland

Europeans flee crisis by heading to Germany

Europeans flee crisis by heading to Germany

Welcome needed to attract skilled foreigners

Welcome needed to attract skilled foreigners

School allowed to ban Muslim pupil’s praying

School allowed to ban Muslim pupil’s praying

800 weapons taken from neo-Nazis in two years

800 weapons taken from neo-Nazis in two years

Debt-rattled Greeks seek out the German Dream

Debt-rattled Greeks seek out the German Dream

Mercedes exec arrested under Alabama immigration law

Mercedes exec arrested under Alabama immigration law

Marched down the aisle

Marched down the aisle

Project pictures the plight of immigrants

Project pictures the plight of immigrants

New law eases job market for immigrants

New law eases job market for immigrants

Erdogan criticizes German attitude to Turks

Erdogan criticizes German attitude to Turks

Hungry Germans happily adopt Turkish döner

Hungry Germans happily adopt Turkish döner

‘Turks are a part of German culture’

‘Turks are a part of German culture’

A dual citizenship double standard in Germany

A dual citizenship double standard in Germany

Germany looks back at 50 years of Turkish immigration

Germany looks back at 50 years of Turkish immigration

Turkish, German or both? ‘Guest worker’ families have everything

Turkish, German or both? ‘Guest worker’ families have everything

‘There’s no real mood for celebration’

‘There’s no real mood for celebration’

Police clash with anti-Nazi protesters

Police clash with anti-Nazi protesters

Official blames Sarrazin for hindering integration

Official blames Sarrazin for hindering integration

The changing face of Germany

The changing face of Germany

Tight job market exposes looming worker deficit

Tight job market exposes looming worker deficit

Attitudes toward German citizenship changing

Attitudes toward German citizenship changing

Germany ‘missed its chance’ to attract skilled eastern Europeans

Germany ‘missed its chance’ to attract skilled eastern Europeans

Germany looks to Spain and Greece for workers

Germany looks to Spain and Greece for workers

Germany opposes EU plan to soften asylum regulations

Germany opposes EU plan to soften asylum regulations

UN harshly criticizes German social policies

UN harshly criticizes German social policies

State minister calls for Denmark holiday boycott

State minister calls for Denmark holiday boycott

Justice minister demands EU probe Danish border controls

Justice minister demands EU probe Danish border controls

Germany prepares to open doors to foreign professionals

Germany prepares to open doors to foreign professionals

Westerwelle attacks plan for Danish border checks

Westerwelle attacks plan for Danish border checks

Germany slams Danish border control plan

Germany slams Danish border control plan

Police arrest 11 in people-smuggling ring

Police arrest 11 in people-smuggling ring

Industry wants women, migrants and older workers to plug jobs gap

Industry wants women, migrants and older workers to plug jobs gap

Job centre: Germany needs two million skilled immigrants

Job centre: Germany needs two million skilled immigrants

Media roundup: Is Europe coming apart?

Media roundup: Is Europe coming apart?

Germany slams Denmark over border control

Germany slams Denmark over border control

Mothers and over-55s called back to work

Mothers and over-55s called back to work

Immigration surge halts population exodus

Immigration surge halts population exodus

Sarrazin blasts SPD immigrant quota plan

Sarrazin blasts SPD immigrant quota plan

Sarrazin pardon sparks fierce SPD backlash

Sarrazin pardon sparks fierce SPD backlash

Sarrazin remains SPD member

Sarrazin remains SPD member

Future of Berlin’s cricket community in jeopardy

Future of Berlin’s cricket community in jeopardy

Refugees are ‘Italy’s problem,’ minister says

Refugees are ‘Italy’s problem,’ minister says

Conservatives urge border checks for Tunisian refugees

Conservatives urge border checks for Tunisian refugees

Foreign population increase bucks downward trend

Foreign population increase bucks downward trend

Cabinet backs foreign credential recognition

Cabinet backs foreign credential recognition

Schäuble says Islam is part of Germany

Schäuble says Islam is part of Germany

Coalition proposal would tie residency permits to German skills

Coalition proposal would tie residency permits to German skills

Woman makes dramatic flight from Tunisia

Woman makes dramatic flight from Tunisia

Ageing immigrants spark new nursing care niche

Ageing immigrants spark new nursing care niche

Poland expects no labour exodus to Germany

Poland expects no labour exodus to Germany

Politicians bicker over Tunisian refugees

Politicians bicker over Tunisian refugees

https://www.thelocal.de/wp-content/themes/thelocal/assets/images/1x1-transparent.png

Calling Germany home: The Local’s special immigration series

Sarrazin’s wife mulls book on education

Sarrazin’s wife mulls book on education

Women and immigrants must fill labour shortage, study says

Women and immigrants must fill labour shortage, study says

Germany stands by Schengen veto

Germany stands by Schengen veto

Germany struggles to find skilled workers

Germany struggles to find skilled workers

German overstays New Zealand visa by 20 years

German overstays New Zealand visa by 20 years

Sarrazin earns millions with anti-immigration book

Sarrazin earns millions with anti-immigration book

Coalition set to cut taxes by €4.5 billion

Coalition set to cut taxes by €4.5 billion

Importing talent for an export-driven future

Importing talent for an export-driven future

Wealthy lean toward ‘social Darwinism’ after economic crisis

Wealthy lean toward ‘social Darwinism’ after economic crisis

Labour Ministry to remove hurdles for some foreign workers

Labour Ministry to remove hurdles for some foreign workers

Von der Leyen calls for fresh ideas on immigration

Von der Leyen calls for fresh ideas on immigration

Flight bomb threat possibly linked to Vietnamese deportation

Flight bomb threat possibly linked to Vietnamese deportation

‘I can’t imagine being in a city that I could love more than Berlin’

‘I can’t imagine being in a city that I could love more than Berlin’

Politician demands more police in Muslim areas

Politician demands more police in Muslim areas

Löw warns of Turkish ‘aggressive’ recruitment

Löw warns of Turkish ‘aggressive’ recruitment

‘I don’t feel at home here, it’s clear I’ll remain a foreigner’

‘I don’t feel at home here, it’s clear I’ll remain a foreigner’

Merkel says full employment in Germany is possible

Merkel says full employment in Germany is possible

‘Going back is so foreign – I speak Polish with a German accent’

‘Going back is so foreign – I speak Polish with a German accent’

Germany seeks better integration of immigrants

Germany seeks better integration of immigrants

Family Ministry launches early language initiative for day care

Family Ministry launches early language initiative for day care

‘I’m Russian, my husband Turkish, my daughter Irish – we married in Denmark’

‘I’m Russian, my husband Turkish, my daughter Irish – we married in Denmark’

Anti-Islam praise from Wilders provokes Merkel

Anti-Islam praise from Wilders provokes Merkel

Giving German schools an ‘F’ for integration

Giving German schools an ‘F’ for integration

Government takes aim at forced marriages

Government takes aim at forced marriages

Merkel: Public service needs more immigrants

Merkel: Public service needs more immigrants

‘I was sure Berlin was a cold place’

‘I was sure Berlin was a cold place’

From cleaning woman to doctor: Brandenburg recruits foreign physicians

From cleaning woman to doctor: Brandenburg recruits foreign physicians

US Senate candidate lauds deadly East German border control

US Senate candidate lauds deadly East German border control

Wulff wins praise for bridge-building speech

Wulff wins praise for bridge-building speech

Wulff urges Turkey to respect Christians

Wulff urges Turkey to respect Christians

Turkish hackers attack CDU websites

Turkish hackers attack CDU websites

Immigration about skills, not faith, minister says

Immigration about skills, not faith, minister says

Wulff condemns ‘blanket judgement’ of Turks

Wulff condemns ‘blanket judgement’ of Turks

Böhmer wants new integration ministry

Böhmer wants new integration ministry

German media roundup: Merkel’s convoluted immigration policy

German media roundup: Merkel’s convoluted immigration policy

Wulff visits Turkey as integration row simmers

Wulff visits Turkey as integration row simmers

Merkel joins Seehofer to bury multiculturalism

Merkel joins Seehofer to bury multiculturalism

Turkish president encourages Turks to integrate in Germany

Turkish president encourages Turks to integrate in Germany

Seehofer tells youth wing multiculturalism is dead

Seehofer tells youth wing multiculturalism is dead

The new anti-Semitism

The new anti-Semitism

‘The first time we were arrested I was eight years old’

‘The first time we were arrested I was eight years old’

Berlin’s unwanted Roma

Berlin’s unwanted Roma

Schavan pledges foreign credentials review

Schavan pledges foreign credentials review

CSU hardens stance against immigration

CSU hardens stance against immigration

Xenophobia takes root in German mainstream

Xenophobia takes root in German mainstream

Speak German on school grounds, FDP urges

Speak German on school grounds, FDP urges

‘Learn the language,’ Turkish minister tells countrymen in Germany

‘Learn the language,’ Turkish minister tells countrymen in Germany

Turkish group demands apology from Seehofer

Turkish group demands apology from Seehofer

Sharia law being used in Germany in Muslims’ domestic disputes

Sharia law being used in Germany in Muslims’ domestic disputes

‘My two-year-old speaks more German than I do’

‘My two-year-old speaks more German than I do’

Schools must curb immigrant pupils’ anti-German attitudes, Böhmer says

Schools must curb immigrant pupils’ anti-German attitudes, Böhmer says

Conservatives slam Wulff for Islam remarks

Conservatives slam Wulff for Islam remarks

Dutch politician Wilders draws protests in Berlin

Dutch politician Wilders draws protests in Berlin

‘Unity Chancellor’ Kohl makes rare speech

‘Unity Chancellor’ Kohl makes rare speech

‘If I got paid for every smile I’d be a rich man’

‘If I got paid for every smile I’d be a rich man’

German politicians slam Dutch pact with Geert Wilders’ far-right party

German politicians slam Dutch pact with Geert Wilders’ far-right party

Most Germans see Muslims as a burden

Most Germans see Muslims as a burden

Plans set to tighten net on foreign illegal workers

Plans set to tighten net on foreign illegal workers

‘The little Asian you’ll never forget’

‘The little Asian you’ll never forget’

Turkish scholar warns of racist ’19th century’ views

Turkish scholar warns of racist ’19th century’ views

De Maizière calls for more tolerance towards immigrants

De Maizière calls for more tolerance towards immigrants

The streets of Neukölln: Has integration failed?

The streets of Neukölln: Has integration failed?

Muslim group lauds Wulff’s remarks on Islam

Muslim group lauds Wulff’s remarks on Islam

FDP backs fast-tracked citizenship to spur integration

FDP backs fast-tracked citizenship to spur integration

Sarrazin refuses to leave SPD despite pressure

Sarrazin refuses to leave SPD despite pressure

Reports of Sarrazin’s pay-off provoke fury

Reports of Sarrazin’s pay-off provoke fury

Conservative wants German language enshrined in constitution

Conservative wants German language enshrined in constitution

Von der Leyen blasts hard line on immigrants

Von der Leyen blasts hard line on immigrants

Two-thirds of Germans disagree with Sarrazin

Two-thirds of Germans disagree with Sarrazin

Sarrazin sparks calls for new integration debate

Sarrazin sparks calls for new integration debate

‘Generation porno’ more chaste than debased

‘Generation porno’ more chaste than debased

Conservatives demand sanctions against problem immigrants

Conservatives demand sanctions against problem immigrants

Citizenship test proves a breeze for naturalised foreigners

Citizenship test proves a breeze for naturalised foreigners

Sarrazin will be hard to sack, judge warns

Sarrazin will be hard to sack, judge warns

Turkish community demands more government pressure on Sarrazin

Turkish community demands more government pressure on Sarrazin

Sarrazin under fire for anti-Muslim views

Sarrazin under fire for anti-Muslim views

Gabriel signals Sarrazin should leave SPD over xenophobic views

Gabriel signals Sarrazin should leave SPD over xenophobic views

Economy Minister wants points system for immigration

Economy Minister wants points system for immigration

Jobs unfilled as Germans fail to qualify yet foreigners unwelcome

Jobs unfilled as Germans fail to qualify yet foreigners unwelcome

CDU minister calls for easier immigration

CDU minister calls for easier immigration

Westerwelle: Germany needs foreign workers

Westerwelle: Germany needs foreign workers

Skilled migrants urgently needed, says minister

Skilled migrants urgently needed, says minister

Merkel blasts economy minister’s plan to recruit skilled migrants

Merkel blasts economy minister’s plan to recruit skilled migrants

Interior ministry criticises planned EU-wide asylum rules

Interior ministry criticises planned EU-wide asylum rules

Opposition demands overhauled citizenship laws as naturalisations drop

Opposition demands overhauled citizenship laws as naturalisations drop

Leftists harass immigrants for supporting Germany

Leftists harass immigrants for supporting Germany

Merkel praises diversity of national football team

Merkel praises diversity of national football team

Conservatives suggest intelligence tests for immigrants

Conservatives suggest intelligence tests for immigrants

Sarrazin says Germany ‘dumber’ through immigration

Sarrazin says Germany ‘dumber’ through immigration

Immigrant children disadvantaged in German schools

Immigrant children disadvantaged in German schools

Two Moroccan deportees in comas after prison fire

Two Moroccan deportees in comas after prison fire

Turks found worst integrated group amid widespread bigotry

Turks found worst integrated group amid widespread bigotry

Integration official rejects call for school crucifix ban

Integration official rejects call for school crucifix ban

Germany’s Turks don’t need Papa Erdoğan or Mutti Merkel

Germany’s Turks don’t need Papa Erdoğan or Mutti Merkel

Three states present draft law for dual citizenship

Three states present draft law for dual citizenship

Erdogan urges Germany to allow dual citizenship

Erdogan urges Germany to allow dual citizenship

Erdogan urges German Turks not to integrate

Erdogan urges German Turks not to integrate

Dutch populist Wilders ‘unwelcome’ in Eifel town

Dutch populist Wilders ‘unwelcome’ in Eifel town

Hamburg authorities criticised after teen deportee’s death

Hamburg authorities criticised after teen deportee’s death

Böhmer calls for Germany to recognise foreign credentials

Böhmer calls for Germany to recognise foreign credentials

Leading conservative calls for more immigrant naturalisation

Leading conservative calls for more immigrant naturalisation

Study finds major discrimination against Turkish job applicants

Study finds major discrimination against Turkish job applicants

Merkel urged to lead integration debate

Merkel urged to lead integration debate

Politicians reject immigrant quota for public service sector

Politicians reject immigrant quota for public service sector

Integration official says 20 percent of public jobs should go to immigrants

Integration official says 20 percent of public jobs should go to immigrants

Turkish leader says kids need Islamic holiday off

Turkish leader says kids need Islamic holiday off

Cap Anamur boss acquitted of illegal immigration charges

Cap Anamur boss acquitted of illegal immigration charges

Parents will ‘drink away’ new child care subsidy

Parents will ‘drink away’ new child care subsidy

Berlin school offers German-language guarantee in immigrant heavy district

Berlin school offers German-language guarantee in immigrant heavy district

Bundesbank’s Sarrazin stripped of duties for xenophobic comments

Bundesbank’s Sarrazin stripped of duties for xenophobic comments

Sarrazin wins support for integration comments

Sarrazin wins support for integration comments

Experts recommend ‘turbo’ naturalisation for immigrants

Experts recommend ‘turbo’ naturalisation for immigrants

Number of German MPs with immigration background rises

Number of German MPs with immigration background rises

NPD letter to immigrant politicians tells them to ‘go home’

NPD letter to immigrant politicians tells them to ‘go home’

SPD’s Ravindra Gujjula: ‘You have to be better than Germans’

SPD’s Ravindra Gujjula: ‘You have to be better than Germans’

CDU’s Kees de Vries: ‘Integration is not only a problem for immigrants’

CDU’s Kees de Vries: ‘Integration is not only a problem for immigrants’

Industry targets immigrants for skilled labour training

Industry targets immigrants for skilled labour training

Berlin accepts highest concentration of immigrants

Berlin accepts highest concentration of immigrants

Thieves steal thousands of blank passports in Berlin

Thieves steal thousands of blank passports in Berlin

Looking for the Kreuzberg Romani

Looking for the Kreuzberg Romani

UN says Germany needs to tackle racism

UN says Germany needs to tackle racism

Study finds half of German immigrants feel like outsiders

Study finds half of German immigrants feel like outsiders

Police break up protest against mass Vietnamese deportation

Police break up protest against mass Vietnamese deportation

Böhmer says low naturalisation figures need explanation

Böhmer says low naturalisation figures need explanation

Mass deportation of Vietnamese nationals planned

Mass deportation of Vietnamese nationals planned

Language test scares off potential citizenship applicants

Language test scares off potential citizenship applicants

1 2