Immigration

Help save Willkommen in Leipzig

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Willkommen in Leipzig helps people new to our city find their place and learn German in a welcoming athmosphere with over a hundred volunteers. One of them is Carola who explains to us why we need this project in Leipzig and how you can help to save its future.

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Get real help: migrant advising in Leipzig

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"Migrating is heavy business. There's a lot of uncertainty and stress and systems you don't understand but have to grapple with. The first thing I teach people I'm mentoring is: always use all of your resources."

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“Is there a correct look for an immigrant?”

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"Someone fleeing war has far more of a right to seek safety in a new place than I do to seek a work visa."

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Post-Brexit divorce: EU can keep the kids?

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It is still not clear whether Brits will be able to move to another EU country – for example, leaving Germany to take up a new job in Spain – without getting visas and work permits after 2019.

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Who voted for Brexit?

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Each day I teeter between hope and despair. Is my Britain really a sea of racists? Is that what happened?

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Freed and trapped by a nomad lifestyle

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Wanderlust: Is it a matter of nature or nurture? In my travel column this week, I talk a little bit about our collective evolution as wanderers and settlers and my own path as a member of a "transnational tribe" of sorts - which has enriched my existence but brought me its share of heartache and

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