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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?
A woman working in a field in Italy | Photo: ANSA/Oxfam
28-year-old refugee Devisme Jackson from Cameroon during a vocational training program in Germany | Photo: Picturea-alliance/dpa/ZB/P.Pleul
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
Participants of an integration course | Photo: Picturea-alliance/dpa/W.Grubitzsch
A group of Syrians apply for jobs at the federal employment agency | Photo: S. Kahnert/picture-alliance
A man works in a factory in Berlin, Germany | Photo: Imago Images/photothek/T.Trutschel
An Egyptian worker at a Milan work site | Photo: ANSA/Daniel Dal Zennaro
The Conservative Home Secretary Priti Patel is promising to bring in a points-based immigration system but offers fast-track visas for migrant health workers wanting to work in the UK if her party wins the elections in December 2019 | Photo: Imago
People walking in Hohe Straße in Cologne | Photo: Picture-alliance/Geisler-Fotopress