Monthly Archives: October 2013

Immigrant Students and Foreign Students in Germany

In some urban part of Germany, the proportion of students with migration backgrounds is up to 90 percent. However, few of them will achieve college degree so that they are less confident compared with native German students. The project “Dialog … Continue reading

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Reuters: Germany Becoming More Open to Immigrants

Student News Report by Yiran Wang: According to the news agency Reuters, Germans are becoming more inclusive toward immigrants. In past decades, Germany was known for its strict immigration laws and unfriendly attitudes towards immigrants. Due to unemployment in the 1970s oil crisis, the … Continue reading

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Featured Article — Welfare State Integration of Immigrants: The German Case

Student News Report by Judith Sijstermans: This month the Institute of European Studies at Berkeley is featuring an article on the integration of immigrants in Germany. The article is written by Friedrich Heckmann from the University of Bamberg. He addresses the … Continue reading

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Bundesintegrationsministerium?

A group of more than 60 Academics released an online petition Tuesday calling on the new German government to reform integration politics by creating a separate government bureau to exclusively address migration and integration policy. The reformers state that the … Continue reading

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