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#Refugees

03 May 2018, Germany, Ellwangen: A man is escorted by masked police officers at the state reception centre for refugees (LEA). The major police operation at the refugee centre comes after riots in the wake of the failed deportation of a 23-year-old Togolese man four days ago. (ATTENTION EDITORS: The person's face was pixelized for legal reasons concerning personal rights) Photo: Stefan Puchner/dpa
03 May 2018, Germany, Ellwangen: A man i... […]

600 deportations from Germany prevented by migrants pushing back

According to the German government ,hundreds of migrants resisting deportation from Germany at the last minute.
01 August 2018, Germany, Berlin: Horst Seehofer (CSU), Federal Minister of the Interior, Home and Building, is waiting for the Cabinet meeting in the Federal Chancellery to begin. During the holiday period, the Vice-Chancellor traditionally chairs the meeting of the Federal Cabinet in the absence of the Chancellor. Photo: Michael Kappeler/dpa
01 August 2018, Germany, Berlin: Horst S... […]

First asylum holding centres open in Germany under controversial plan

Germany's interior minister is pressing ahead with controversial plans to hold asylum seekers in centres until their right to stay is determined.
12.07.2018, Austria, Innsbruck: The interior ministers (l-r) Vesna Györkös Znidar (Slovenia), Horst Seehofer (Germany, CSU) and Kai Mykkänen (Finland) at the EU Justice and Home Affairs Minister meeting. The German Minister of the Interior Seehofer discusses for the first time in the circle of his EU colleagues about the European asylum policy. On the sidelines of the meeting of EU interior ministers in Innsbruck, the CSU leader with countries such as Greece will also explore the possibilities of taking back refugees. Photo: Barbara Gindl / APA / dpa +++ dpa imagefunk +++
12.07.2018, Austria, Innsbruck: The inte... […]

EU interior chiefs cautious of Austria’s asylum restriction plan

At the meeting of the EU interior ministers in the city of Innsbruck most of the ministers expressed reservations about the Austrian plan in the file of asylum.
03 July 2018, Germany, Berlin: Minister for Domestic Affairs and Infrastructure from the Christian Social Union (CSU), Horst Seehofer (L), and German Chancellor from the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Angela Merkel, speaking before the start of the faction meeting between the CSU and CDU in the Bundestag. Photo: Kay Nietfeld/dpa
03 July 2018, Germany, Berlin: Minister ... […]

Many questions after German compromise on migrants at the border

the CDU and the CSU, reached a compromise about handling asylum seekers at the border. It still requires approval however from their coalition bedfellows, the centre-left SPD.