No Surprise, Germany Saw Over 2M Migrants in 2015

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

2015 was a record-breaking year for Germany, as the country saw the highest inward migration ever recorded thanks to 2.1 million people entering the country. A number like this would normally be celebrated, especially for a country that has seen its population decline in recent years, but a large percentage …

Sources: Destatis via The Local

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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The Art Institute Chicago Is Seeking Your Family Migration Story

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Do you have a story to tell about how your family came from Germany to the United States?  The Art Institute Chicago wants to hear that story for a special online compilation that has been inspired by their latest exhibition They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910-1950. …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Recent Immigration Numbers Show Germany Is On Track For Another Year of Population Growth

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Earlier this year we reported that 2011 marked the first time Germany’s population grew in eight years, and with recent 2012 numbers just released by the Federal Statistical Office in Germany, it seems that the country will continue with the trend for another year.  So far in the first half of …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Population of Germany Grows For the First Time in Eight Years

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For almost a decade, Germany has seen its population decline every year due to the low birthrate in the country.  In fact the problem can be traced back to a 40 year trend of there being more people dying every year than being born.  So it was a surprise to …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Court Gives Police Permission to Perform ID Checks Based on Skin Color

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

While we are arguing the aspects of the Trayvon Martin case here in the United States, Germany has had its own racial profiling case stirring up debate.  This week a German court ruled that police have the right to use skin color as a reason to perform ID checks on people …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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