The Federation and the Länder have agreed to suspend aid for repatriation to Kosovo. This means that there will be no more subsidies towards travel and start-up assistance with effect retroactively to 1 January 2015 and until further notice.
The vast majority of young adults who are currently “obliged to exercise an option” (optionspflichtig) opt for a German passport. This is one of the main results of the study entitled “Temporary citizens” (Bürger auf Zeit).
In a study the Federal Office is investigating the integration of people who were recognised as persons entitled to asylum or refugees several years ago. The written survey is to be launched nationwide on 07 July 2014.