Asparagus harvest in Hesse, where farmers fear the fruit and vegetable harvest will suffer after a ban on seasonal workers from outside Germany, March 2020 | Photo: A. Arnold/picture/alliance
How does the “Fachkräftezuwanderungsgesetz” - or Skilled Immigration Act - make it easier for skilled professionals to migrate to Germany for work?
The migrants we spoke to said that sometimes they are not paid
The Secretary of State Ayse Asar, Federal Employment Agency board member Daniel Terzenbach, Education and Research Minister Ana Karliczek and Employment Minister Hubertus Heil at the opening for the ZSBA in Bonn | Photo: ZAV / Rainer Unkel
The Conservative Home Secretary (Interior Minister) Priti Patel says that the new system is about taking back control, attracting highly skilled people and reducing overall immigration | Photo: Imago
Migrants are allowed to work three months after filing an asylum application in Germany, but there are still hurdles to finding employment | Photo: Picture alliance
Refugees in Cottbus | Photo: Imago/Rainer Weisflog
Germany hopes to attract workers in positions that are proving to be difficult to fill | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa
Refugees at work in a graphic and bookbinding firm | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/S.Willnow
Unimaginable challenges await migrants who cross the Mediterranean to Europe | Photo: Picture alliance/R. Brito
A picture of a migrant worker cleaning a glass roof | Photo: Imago / Thomas Imo
A screenshot from a VW video about the refugee charity outreach program | Source: Screenshot from VW publicity video