Germany introduces new measures to make nation much less engaging to migrants | EUROtoday

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From a fee card that doesn’t permit money withdrawals, to obligatory neighborhood service, Germany is introducing measures to make the nation much less engaging to migrants. The nation stays the vacation spot of alternative for asylum seekers throughout the EU. More than 330,000 folks sought asylum there final 12 months: nearly a 3rd of all functions within the EU, in response to the European Asylum Agency. But the brand new measures – agreed by the federal government and regional leaders final November – are starting to seem in municipalities throughout the nation, particularly in jap Germany, the place regional elections are due in September. The far-right AfD celebration is main the polls there and its essential marketing campaign theme is immigration. Our correspondents report.