Coalition Row Merkel Tries to Defuse 'Poverty Immigration' Debate

The debate over "poverty migration" to Germany has escalated inside Chancellor Merkel's governing coalition this week, prompting her to step in and seek to calm fears as Bulgarians and Romanians gain access to the European labor market.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is promising to address the issue of immigration from Bulgaria and Romania at a meeting next week.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is promising to address the issue of immigration from Bulgaria and Romania at a meeting next week.

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