Poverty Migration Berlin Urges Bulgaria, Romania to Integrate Roma

With the tide of Bulgarians and Romanians flooding Germany showing no signs of abating, officials in Berlin have called on the two countries to stem the exodus by boosting efforts to integrate Roma into their own societies. Poverty migration, they argue, must be combatted at the source.
A 2011 photo of a Roma family in Berlin: "Many Roma flee their homes because of discrimination and resulting poverty."

A 2011 photo of a Roma family in Berlin: "Many Roma flee their homes because of discrimination and resulting poverty."

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