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Denmark: There Are Only Jobs For Danes

The government, civil society and the media are all working on programmes to better integrate refugees. But one refugee argues there are deeper prejudices at play that are keeping resourceful refugees out of the labour market. When Julien Kalimira Mzee Murhula lived in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) his family expected him to become […]

Thousands of Africans put their lives at risk as they go on a boat journey in search of what they think would be a better and easier living. It is a journey that begins with hope, but often ends in despair. Most of them depart from Libya late at night, travelling across the Mediterranean Sea […]

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Said Hashimi is sweating. He has already spent two hours reorganizing the storage room next to the office, assembling metal cabinets and moving boxes in an out of the room. The 18-year-old from Afghanistan has been in an apprenticeship program for about a year now to become a plumbing and heating installer with Heizung-Obermeier, a […]

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France’s Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has urged the hundreds of migrants living in squalid make-shift camps in Calais to forget about going to the UK and seek asylum in France. Cazeneuve visited Calais on Monday to check out the conditions that the migrants were living in and to visit a new welcome centre that has […]

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A study by the Bertelsmann Institute found on Friday that Germany will need around half a million new immigrants every year until 2050 to maintain its work force. The study warns that over the next fifteen years half of qualified workers in the Bundesrepublik (Federal Republic of Germany) will go into retirement, as the baby […]

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