As Germany concluded its six-month European Union (EU) presidency in June, Germany’s federal policymakers passed a reform package to update the 2005 law on migration and integration. These reforms are an important indicator of the federal government’s newfound responsibility to the immigrants who live in Germany.
But the government is using means other than policy reform to address the needs of immigrants. On July 12, Chancellor Angela Merkel will unveil the National Integration Plan (NIP). This plan will provide local and state officials with a federal framework for conducting immigrant integration programs.
Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Germany Strives to Integrate Immigrants with New Policies | migrationpolicy.org.
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