Germany’s refugee laws lead to long delays and legal limbo for tens of thousands
- Year: 2013
- Length: 5:49 minutes (5.33 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
We now turn to a deeper look at the immigration laws in Germany and the European Union. According to the UN’s Refugee Agency, there are more than half a million refugees in Germany. About 60,000 of those are seeking asylum. But it’s a process that can last years and in the meantime, legal advocates say conditions for refugees -- in terms of access to employment, aid and education -- are poor. For more, we’re joined by Karl Kopp, director for European Affairs with the organization PRO ASYL, a human rights organization based in Frankfurt.