Migration: Wagenknecht criticises federal-state assembly as “double zero” | EUROtoday

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BSW boss Sahra Wagenknecht has offered the outcomes of the Prime Minister’s Conference on Migration criticized as insufficient. “That was not a double whammy, but a double zero from Scholz and the state leaders,” stated Wagenknecht.

For residents, migration is without doubt one of the most urgent issues. However, these concerned have solely agreed on imprecise issues and postponed choices till December. This is fueling a disaster of confidence in politics, stated Wagenknecht. “Yesterday was another low point in the federal-state conferences.”

Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) had agreed with the state premiers to proceed inspecting whether or not asylum procedures are doable in international locations exterior the European Union. Concrete outcomes are anticipated to be out there in December.

Agreement on deportation of criminals

However, Scholz dampened expectations, and Federal Minister of the Interior Nancy Faeser (SPD) additionally expressed skepticism. The summit's decision paper states: “The Federal Government is now evaluating the expert opinions submitted subsequently and will draw conclusions from them.”

The federal and state governments agree that will probably be doable to deport foreigners who’ve dedicated crimes to extra international locations sooner or later. The states welcomed the Chancellor's announcement that severe criminals and so-called terrorist threats may even be deported to Syria or Afghanistan, for instance, and that deportation guidelines will likely be tightened in instances the place terrorist crimes are condoned.

In the case of the fee card for refugees that has already been agreed upon, the states clarified the amount of money withdrawals in preliminary talks. The majority voted in favor of a most quantity of fifty euros. The fee card is to be launched nationwide from the summer season.