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Lands of Immigration

Economic globalization has spurred unprecedented global migration as streams of people leave developing nations for opportunities in developed countries. Economic pressures, political upheaval, ethnic conflict and discrimination are some of the issues facing the millions who seek better lives abroad.

Menschenrechte: Deutschland schützt zwei Aktivisten aus Hongkong - China ist empört

Menschenrechte: Deutschland schützt zwei Aktivisten aus Hongkong - China ist empört

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 23, 2019

Zwei Aktivisten aus Hongkong genießen in Deutschland Flüchtlingsstatus. China reagiert verärgert - und wirft der Bundesregierung eine Einmischung in innere Angelegenheiten vor. Von Vanessa Steinmetz mehr... Forum ]

Sinkende Betreuungszahlen: Kinder aus Migrantenfamilien gehen seltener in die Kita

Sinkende Betreuungszahlen: Kinder aus Migrantenfamilien gehen seltener in die Kita

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 07, 2019

Um richtig Deutsch zu lernen, sollten Kinder mit Migrationshintergrund möglichst früh eine Kita besuchen - da sind sich Experten einig. Doch nur ein Fünftel der unter Dreijährigen geht in die Kita. mehr...


Grenze zu Mexiko: Trump fordert weitere Milliarden vom US-Kongress

Grenze zu Mexiko: Trump fordert weitere Milliarden vom US-Kongress

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 02, 2019

Die Lage an der Grenze zu Mexiko werde "von Tag zu Tag schlimmer", heißt es aus dem Weißen Haus. Doch diesmal will US-Präsident Trump mit dem angeforderten Geld keine Mauer bauen. mehr...

A Migration Nightmare: Why Germany's Deportation System Is Failing Everyone

A Migration Nightmare: Why Germany's Deportation System Is Failing Everyone

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 12, 2019

As Germany tries to crack down on rejected asylum-seekers and criminal refugees, its civil servants are constrained by the limits of a dysfunctional system. Whether refugee, police officer or office clerk, almost everyone involved has something to complain about. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


A .38-Caliber Rosary: The Dangerous New Face of Salvini's Italy

A .38-Caliber Rosary: The Dangerous New Face of Salvini's Italy

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 12, 2018

Shots fired at foreigners, assaults on minorities, neo-fascist marches: Italy's extreme right wing feels emboldened by the country's new leadership. Many are pointing fingers at Interior Minister Matteo Salvini. But is he to blame? By Walter Mayr more... Comment ]

Distressed: Are Ships in the Med Ignoring Refugees in Distress?

Distressed: Are Ships in the Med Ignoring Refugees in Distress?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 21, 2018

Migrants are still trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean. But ever since Italy has closed its ports to ships that have saved refugees from the waves, there are indications that some captains have grown more willing to sail on by without helping. By Raphael Thelen more... Comment ]


Fifty-Six Days of Separation: The Scars Left Behind by U.S. Migration Policy

Fifty-Six Days of Separation: The Scars Left Behind by U.S. Migration Policy

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 11, 2018

A mother and her six-year-old son fled to Texas from the violence in their homeland of Honduras. When they arrived, young Samir was ripped out of his mother's arms. Two months later, they found each other again, but something had changed. By Marian Blasberg, Katrin Kuntz and Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]

A Matter of Survival: How to Humanely Solve Europe's Migration Crisis

A Matter of Survival: How to Humanely Solve Europe's Migration Crisis

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 06, 2018

Few topics have been as divisive in Europe as the question of what to do with the flood of migrants arriving on the shores of the Mediterranean. But a moral solution is possible. DER SPIEGEL spoke with experts about how it can be found. By Nicola Abé, Katrin Elger and Fritz Schaap more...


Return of the Ugly German? The Riots in Chemnitz and Their Aftermath

Return of the Ugly German? The Riots in Chemnitz and Their Aftermath

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 31, 2018

In Chemnitz, refugees find themselves under threat by neo-Nazis and hooligans. Politicians have pledged to take a hard line against right-wing extremist violence, but they look helpless nonetheless. Meanwhile, the right wing seems to have the upper hand in Saxony. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Who Are We? Examining the State of German Identity

Who Are We? Examining the State of German Identity

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 29, 2018

Integration and immigration are extremely controversial issues in the Germany of today. What do they say about the state of German identity? A handful of new books add fuel to the already blazing fire. By Sebastian Hammelehle more... Comment ]