One for All? German Court to Decide on EU Benefits Case

Are immigrants from EU states entitled to claim welfare benefits in Germany? Chancellor Merkel's government has tried to prevent this from happening, but Germany's Federal Social Court will soon rule on the issue -- and potentially set a costly precedent.
A German job center: A court case is expected to rule on whether EU immigrants to Germany are entitled to social welfare benefits.

A German job center: A court case is expected to rule on whether EU immigrants to Germany are entitled to social welfare benefits.

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