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Some Migrants in Germany Want to Go Home

Disenchanted with job prospects and unsettled by cultural differences, a number embark on return journeys BERLIN—In October, Amer sold all his belongings in Syria and took his family to a safer life in Germany. Four months later, he wants to return to a country still at war. Once in Germany, Amer discovered an unexpected reality: […]

Danish lawmakers on Tuesday passed a controversial bill aiming to make the Scandinavian country a less attractive destination for refugees and migrants. The bill includes several different measures, including allowing police to confiscate valuables and cash from migrants. Here are some of the main points: — Police will be able to search migrants’ luggage and […]

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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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A Portuguese professor has spread racist slurs on the Internet, and been getting away with it for years. Are they tasteless examples of economic theories, or a criminal offense? Events took the worst turn conceivable: In order to justify tough austerity policies, a conservative MP representing the Portuguese governing party PSD quoted from the blog […]

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A Bavarian nightclub owner has introduced a ban on refugees after claiming that they were causing trouble in his establishment. “You have to understand, until now there was no aggression” in the Amadeus nightclub in Ingolstadt, owner Martin T. told the Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ). He claims that “the blacks have a problem with women, and […]

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