Can Germany put the Genie back in the bottle?
Posted by Ann Corcoran on November 7, 2015
It’s doubtful even if the New York Times says German leaders are working on it….
More Invasion of Europe news!
Before even reading this below, go here, and have a look at the UN High Commissioner for Refugee’s interactive map which shows the daily flow of migrants into Europe. It is absolutely fascinating to see! 7,315 were crossing into Germany from Austria just yesterday alone! Two days before that (on Wednesday) it was 9,930.
And, so how do Germany’s politicians plan to get the message out to those on the move, and do they really think that even if the thousands arriving daily on Europe’s shores are going to hear the news (do they read the NYT?), what are the odds that they are going to say oopsie! and turn around? See ‘Is the end nigh?’
BERLIN — The German government is considering restoring controls on Syrian refugees arriving here after fleeing war in their homeland, and will significantly tighten rules allowing refugees to bring their families here, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.
The announcement followed weeks of mounting doubt about whether Germany has the capacity to handle almost 800,000 refugees who have arrived so far this year and who could total more than a million by year’s end.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and her government have come under fire at home and abroad, accused of triggering the influx of refugees from Syria and elsewhere when the German office overseeing migration said in August that it would no longer check Syrian arrivals. Those pursuing asylum had already been arriving in Central Europe in ever-increasing numbers earlier in the summer, but the pace quickened after that statement.
Continue reading to see the new rules they are thinking of putting in place.
By the way, I’ve been tweeting a lot of Europe news because I can’t post it all, so if you are on twitter follow me here @refugeewatcher.
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