The large number of refugees and migrants currently arriving in Germany represents a major challenge for the country. There is a pressing need at many levels to find short-term solutions. A long-term vision must also be developed to ensure newcomers are successfully integrated into German society.
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In seiner Untersuchung gibt Dr. Bernd Parusel einen Überblick über das schwedische Asylsystem.
In three studies we analyse how Switzerland, the Netherlands and Sweden managed the refugee crisis in 2015.
The existing measures designed to integrate hundreds of thousands of refugees into Germany's workforce must be further developed as part of a coordinated overall ...
Foreign-born individuals currently living in Germany ensured a net fiscal surplus of € 22 billion in 2012.
A new study shows how migration can be designed in a way that homecountry, country of arrival and the immigrant benefit from it.