Refugees seeking safety in Germany drops in 2017

Refugees Entering Germany Continues Massive Decline in 2017

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Three years after a massive influx of refugees started pouring into Germany, just about everyone has come to the agreement that the situation got out of hand. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who initially stood firm on keeping Germany’s borders open, has admitted herself that Germany could have, and should have, done …

Sources: German Interior Ministry

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2017 German Passport CU

Check Out This New and Secure German Passport

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On Thursday, a newly designed German passport was unveiled that will begin being issued in just a few days on March 1, and with the implementation of some new security features, the German government is confident that it will lose its reputation as having one of the world’s most falsified passports. When opened, it appears …

Sources: BMI

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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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German Government Says Facebook’s Hate Takedown Still Not Good Enough

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There has been an ongoing tug-of-war between Facebook and Germany over the removal of messages that the government considers hateful, and after agreeing late last year to remove hate speech posts within 24 hours of them being reported, the government has said they still aren’t happy. The zero hate tolerance …

Source: Reuters

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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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