Author Archives: pbarbera

Böhmer calls for Germany to recognize foreign credentials

Integration commissioner Maria Böhmer has called for a concentrated effort to provide the 1.9 million foreigners in Germany who receive welfare with better career prospects. Aside from suggesting that immigrants need to be more willing to integrate she recognizes that … Continue reading

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“Nur nicht auffallen” von Claudia Keller, Der Tagesspiegel, 1.2.2010

The article describes the life of the Martinez family, a family that lives illegally in Berlin and the challenges they face to keep their status from the authorities. They live a relatively normal middle class life but beneath the surface … Continue reading

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