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25 October 2015

Germany is tightening asylum rules

“We want to get better and faster this year at the deportation of rejected applicants who have no claim to remain here,” said Peter Altmaier, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff.

Government figures show that while many arriving in Germany are fleeing war in the Middle East, at least a third are economic migrants from the Balkans who can have little hope of staying legally.

http://www.euronews.com/2015/10/23/germany-tightens-asylum-rules-from-today-to-cope-with-record-migrant-influx/