Interview with Polish Migration Expert 'Germany Needs Immigrants'

Germany is opening up its labor market to workers from EU member states in Eastern Europe. In a SPIEGEL interview, Polish migration expert Krystyna Iglicka explains why Germany should welcome Eastern European immigrants.
A Polish seasonal worker harvests asparagus in Germany. "Poles often take on the dirty, difficult jobs that Germans don't want to do themselves," says migration expert Krystyna Iglicka.

A Polish seasonal worker harvests asparagus in Germany. "Poles often take on the dirty, difficult jobs that Germans don't want to do themselves," says migration expert Krystyna Iglicka.

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Interview conducted by Jan Puhl