Germany's Refugee Challenge 'It's Mostly the Politicians Who Have Been Overwhelmed'

Doubt has lately begun creeping into the German refugee debate, but integration specialist Naika Foroutan says that the new Germany has sent its message loudly and clearly: "We can absorb the refugees!"
A Red Cross volunteer plays with a Syrian refugee at a shelter in the state of Baden-Württemberg: "Germany has become diverse."

A Red Cross volunteer plays with a Syrian refugee at a shelter in the state of Baden-Württemberg: "Germany has become diverse."

Foto: Wolfram Kastl/ dpa
About Naika Foroutan
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Volunteers help sort clothing donations for refugees at Hamburg's trade fair center: "I do believe that we in Germany will speak a different language in 10 years' time."

Volunteers help sort clothing donations for refugees at Hamburg's trade fair center: "I do believe that we in Germany will speak a different language in 10 years' time."

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