Germany’s foreign population growth slows to ten year low

Germany’s foreign population growth slows to ten year low

The number of foreigners living in Germany grew by 1.8 percent in the pandemic year of 2020, making it the year with the slowest growth in inward migration in a decade.

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

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

Six stress-busting steps for moving to Germany
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Six stress-busting steps for moving to Germany

Nestled in far-right stronghold, German town opens doors to migrants

Nestled in far-right stronghold, German town opens doors to migrants

Here’s how many people in Germany have a migrant background

Here’s how many people in Germany have a migrant background

In maps: Where do foreigners live in Germany?
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In maps: Where do foreigners live in Germany?

One in three people in Germany ‘will have migrant background in 20 years’

One in three people in Germany ‘will have migrant background in 20 years’

Eastern German population dips to lowest level in 114 years
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Eastern German population dips to lowest level in 114 years

‘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

Merkel defends UN migration pact amid party split on issue

Merkel defends UN migration pact amid party split on issue

The East-West divide is diminishing, but differences still remain

The East-West divide is diminishing, but differences still remain

Heiko Maas says Germany wants stronger EU border agency on migration

Heiko Maas says Germany wants stronger EU border agency on migration

Thousands protest for and against migrants in divided Chemnitz

Thousands protest for and against migrants in divided Chemnitz

Police prepare for more Chemnitz protests as details emerge of knife attacker’s criminal past

Police prepare for more Chemnitz protests as details emerge of knife attacker’s criminal past

Merkel arrives in Senegal on Africa tour aimed at stemming illegal migration

Merkel arrives in Senegal on Africa tour aimed at stemming illegal migration

Give rejected asylum seekers chance to work, Merkel ally says

Give rejected asylum seekers chance to work, Merkel ally says

Spain and Germany seek EU aid for Morocco over migrants

Spain and Germany seek EU aid for Morocco over migrants

Germany reaches agreement with Spain over returning migrants

Germany reaches agreement with Spain over returning migrants

‘No sign of life’: Germany deports asylum seeker to China by mistake

‘No sign of life’: Germany deports asylum seeker to China by mistake

Wrongfully deported Afghan to return to Germany, says interior ministry

Wrongfully deported Afghan to return to Germany, says interior ministry

Germany aims for migration deal with Italy by end of July

Germany aims for migration deal with Italy by end of July

Three in four Germans say immigration policies are negligently handled

Three in four Germans say immigration policies are negligently handled

German coalition parties agree tougher policy on migration

German coalition parties agree tougher policy on migration

Migration row continues to overshadow Bundestag debates

Migration row continues to overshadow Bundestag debates

Nurse jailed after using voodoo threat to traffick women to Germany

Nurse jailed after using voodoo threat to traffick women to Germany

Migration could decide Europe’s ‘destiny’, says Merkel

Migration could decide Europe’s ‘destiny’, says Merkel

Under-fire Merkel says EU summit won’t solve migration issue

Under-fire Merkel says EU summit won’t solve migration issue

Members’ Forum: should Germany’s foreign population be more political?

Members’ Forum: should Germany’s foreign population be more political?

‘Germany’s foreign population – it’s time to make your voice heard!’

‘Germany’s foreign population – it’s time to make your voice heard!’

Migrant deportations often hit the wrong people, Merkel ally warns

Migrant deportations often hit the wrong people, Merkel ally warns

The Israeli intellectuals making Berlin more Hebrew than ever before

The Israeli intellectuals making Berlin more Hebrew than ever before

Germany to accept 10,000 refugees as part of EU-wide programme

Germany to accept 10,000 refugees as part of EU-wide programme

How Germany’s first African Book Festival is giving voice to questions of migration

How Germany’s first African Book Festival is giving voice to questions of migration

Migrants in Israel to resettle in Germany, Italy, Canada: Netanyahu

Migrants in Israel to resettle in Germany, Italy, Canada: Netanyahu

German population has grown by two million since 2015 due to immigration

German population has grown by two million since 2015 due to immigration

German doctors criticize age tests for refugee minors

German doctors criticize age tests for refugee minors

More asylum decisions in Germany compared to rest of EU combined: report

More asylum decisions in Germany compared to rest of EU combined: report

Why are so many Danish people drawn to Berlin?

Why are so many Danish people drawn to Berlin?

Website that dispels rumours about seeking asylum in Germany set to launch

Website that dispels rumours about seeking asylum in Germany set to launch

German population will grow over coming decades after all, experts reckon

German population will grow over coming decades after all, experts reckon

German police bust Portuguese-Nigerian sham marriage ring

German police bust Portuguese-Nigerian sham marriage ring

10 things to know about refugees and asylum in Germany

10 things to know about refugees and asylum in Germany

Merkel’s G20-Africa meet aims to reduce poverty, migrant influx

Merkel’s G20-Africa meet aims to reduce poverty, migrant influx

Merkel announces new migration deal on trip to Tunisia

Merkel announces new migration deal on trip to Tunisia

Social Democrats draft new ‘Canadian’ immigration law

Social Democrats draft new ‘Canadian’ immigration law

Morocco to speed up repatriation of illegal migrants

Morocco to speed up repatriation of illegal migrants

890,000 refugees arrived in Germany last year – not 1.1m

890,000 refugees arrived in Germany last year – not 1.1m

Bavarian CSU call for drastic tightening of immigration laws

Bavarian CSU call for drastic tightening of immigration laws

Merkel wants migrant return deals with N. African states

Merkel wants migrant return deals with N. African states

Merkel’s asylum policy under fire again from key ally

Merkel’s asylum policy under fire again from key ally

New record: Over 2 million migrated to Germany in 2015

New record: Over 2 million migrated to Germany in 2015

First guilty verdicts for sexual assaults at Cologne NYE

First guilty verdicts for sexual assaults at Cologne NYE

10,000s across Germany hold hands against racism

10,000s across Germany hold hands against racism

Half of Turkish Germans hold Islam above state law

Half of Turkish Germans hold Islam above state law

Two injured after man fires air gun at refugee home

Two injured after man fires air gun at refugee home

Will closing borders drive Germans to incest?

Will closing borders drive Germans to incest?

Anti-migrant party makes foreigners face of PR push

Anti-migrant party makes foreigners face of PR push

German right-wing leader blasts ‘dictator’ Merkel

German right-wing leader blasts ‘dictator’ Merkel

Dalai Lama says there are ‘too many’ refugees in Europe

Dalai Lama says there are ‘too many’ refugees in Europe

Pegida enraged by black children on chocolate bars

Pegida enraged by black children on chocolate bars

Migrants try new route to UK through north German port

Migrants try new route to UK through north German port

China beats Germany in readiness to help refugees

China beats Germany in readiness to help refugees

German MPs vote to block North African asylum claims

German MPs vote to block North African asylum claims

Europe can’t take in millions: German ex-chancellor

Europe can’t take in millions: German ex-chancellor

Record 2 million people moved to Germany in 2015

Record 2 million people moved to Germany in 2015

Only 600,000 refugees stayed in Germany in 2015

Only 600,000 refugees stayed in Germany in 2015

Refugee jumps to his death from moving train

Refugee jumps to his death from moving train

Berlin Brits share fears and beers over Europe vote

Berlin Brits share fears and beers over Europe vote

Take back migrants or lose aid cash, Berlin tells North Africa

Take back migrants or lose aid cash, Berlin tells North Africa

Ethnic German migration doubles in two years

Ethnic German migration doubles in two years

Asylum deportations set to double in 2015

Asylum deportations set to double in 2015

Refugees must learn to respect German values

Refugees must learn to respect German values

Child corpse found in abduction suspect’s car

Child corpse found in abduction suspect’s car

Merkel admits: refugee policy ‘far from perfect’

Merkel admits: refugee policy ‘far from perfect’

New asylum law ‘to be in force by the weekend’

New asylum law ‘to be in force by the weekend’

Military may fly failed asylum seekers back

Military may fly failed asylum seekers back

Industry’s hearty refugee welcome begins to crack

Industry’s hearty refugee welcome begins to crack

Freezing migrants cry foul as cold bites

Freezing migrants cry foul as cold bites

EU and Turkey strike deal to halt refugee flow

EU and Turkey strike deal to halt refugee flow

Frankfurt fair reaches out to refugees with books

Frankfurt fair reaches out to refugees with books

German MPs OK tough new asylum rules

German MPs OK tough new asylum rules

CDU base turns on Merkel over refugees

CDU base turns on Merkel over refugees

Germany extends border checks to halt refugees

Germany extends border checks to halt refugees

Frustrated migrants take refugee centre to court

Frustrated migrants take refugee centre to court

‘Women weep, young men are collapsing’

‘Women weep, young men are collapsing’

Police hunt suspect after refugee child snatched

Police hunt suspect after refugee child snatched

Bavaria threatens Merkel with court over refugees

Bavaria threatens Merkel with court over refugees

‘Europe can’t become a fortress’: Merkel

‘Europe can’t become a fortress’: Merkel

Five hurt in brawl at Hamburg refugee centre

Five hurt in brawl at Hamburg refugee centre

Four-fifths of Germans want border controls

Four-fifths of Germans want border controls

Govt rejects claim 1.5m refugees are expected

Govt rejects claim 1.5m refugees are expected

Pegida founder faces hate speech charges

Pegida founder faces hate speech charges

Rising racism worries Council of Europe

Rising racism worries Council of Europe

Mass violence erupts at Hamburg refugee home

Mass violence erupts at Hamburg refugee home

110-year-old refugee reaches Germany

110-year-old refugee reaches Germany

Foraging refugees eat deadly mushrooms

Foraging refugees eat deadly mushrooms

Working around the clock to rescue migrants

Working around the clock to rescue migrants

Gauck warns of ‘limits to Germany’s capacity’

Gauck warns of ‘limits to Germany’s capacity’

Merkel agrees €2 billion extra in refugee aid

Merkel agrees €2 billion extra in refugee aid

Orban blasts Merkel over ‘moral imperialism’

Orban blasts Merkel over ‘moral imperialism’

Rail operator halts Munich-Budapest line

Rail operator halts Munich-Budapest line

Govt promises states more money for refugees

Govt promises states more money for refugees

Football fans show anger at Bild over refugees

Football fans show anger at Bild over refugees

EU leaders to meet for emergency refugee talks

EU leaders to meet for emergency refugee talks

Refugee numbers back up despite border checks

Refugee numbers back up despite border checks

Half of refugees suffer trauma: German doctors

Half of refugees suffer trauma: German doctors

Football club reject Bild’s pro-refugee campaign

Football club reject Bild’s pro-refugee campaign

‘Refugees will strengthen Germany’: Bundesbank

‘Refugees will strengthen Germany’: Bundesbank

Merkel promises states ‘orderly’ refugee deal

Merkel promises states ‘orderly’ refugee deal

EU ministers fail to reach refugee quotas deal

EU ministers fail to reach refugee quotas deal

What Germany wants in crunch EU refugee talks

What Germany wants in crunch EU refugee talks

‘Up to a million refugees in 2015’: Gabriel

‘Up to a million refugees in 2015’: Gabriel

Family who were face of crisis find home in Berlin

Family who were face of crisis find home in Berlin

Germany ‘will reap what we sow’ on integration

Germany ‘will reap what we sow’ on integration

We’re up to challenge of 21st century: Merkel

We’re up to challenge of 21st century: Merkel

‘No limit to refugees Germany can take in’

‘No limit to refugees Germany can take in’

France, Germany call EU summit on migrants

France, Germany call EU summit on migrants

Germany, Sweden need help with migrants: UN

Germany, Sweden need help with migrants: UN

Foreign students flock to Germany at record rate

Foreign students flock to Germany at record rate

Palestinian girl defends Merkel against criticism

Palestinian girl defends Merkel against criticism

Record numbers enter Germany illegally

Record numbers enter Germany illegally

Activists begin wave of refugee burials in Berlin

Activists begin wave of refugee burials in Berlin

Britain may lose its veto power: top Euro MP

Britain may lose its veto power: top Euro MP

Germany joins EU anti-trafficking mission

Germany joins EU anti-trafficking mission

Minister wants more of ‘right’ migrants

Minister wants more of ‘right’ migrants

‘We’ll send our refugees to Berlin’: Greek minister

‘We’ll send our refugees to Berlin’: Greek minister

Immigrants bring population to over 81m

Immigrants bring population to over 81m

CSU wants failed asylum-seekers deported faster

CSU wants failed asylum-seekers deported faster

Germans love EU but question free movement

Germans love EU but question free movement

CSU retracts foot from mouth over immigrants

CSU retracts foot from mouth over immigrants

Study finds migrants are a €22 billion boon

Study finds migrants are a €22 billion boon

Germany to help with Mediterranean refugees

Germany to help with Mediterranean refugees

Migrants held back in German job market

Migrants held back in German job market

One fifth of young Germans live in poverty

One fifth of young Germans live in poverty

Germany lists the non-EU workers it needs

Germany lists the non-EU workers it needs

Old ‘guest workers’ much more likely to be poor

Old ‘guest workers’ much more likely to be poor

Migration increases as euro crisis bites

Migration increases as euro crisis bites

East Germans return ‘home’ after moving west

East Germans return ‘home’ after moving west

Government aims to hire more minorities

Government aims to hire more minorities

Merkel calls for more minority public servants

Merkel calls for more minority public servants

Foreign professionals the economy needs ‘not attracted’ to Germany

Foreign professionals the economy needs ‘not attracted’ to Germany

Poles, Romanians and Americans lead immigration to Germany

Poles, Romanians and Americans lead immigration to Germany