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9 February 2018 New film series: The Basic Law

On what values is our coexistence founded? What is the meaning of equal rights? Six explanatory films provide clear answers to these and other questions relating to the Basic Law in five different languages.

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21 December 2017 How can digital solutions be optimised to assist refugees?

The Conference information presents the important results of the Conference on Digital Solutions for Refugees. Selected aspects are discussed in interviews and profiles provide an insight into all the projects that were presented at the conference.

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8 December 2017 EMN-Study presented in the European Parliament

The German National Contact Point of the European Migration Network (EMN) at the Federal Office presented the results of a study on the illegal employment of third-country nationals to the European Parliament on 28 November 2017.

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Drei Männer und zwei Frauen sitzen hinter einem Tisch auf einem Podium

20 October 2017 Resettlement and humanitarian admission in European countries

The exchange which took place at the conference organised by the French National Contact Point of the European Migration Network, held in Paris, showed that resettlement and humanitarian admission are becoming more and more important for the European Union.

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11 October 2017 The number of pending asylum applications falls below 100,000

The number of pending asylum applications has fallen back to below 100,000, for the first time since January 2014, thus showing the constant reduction in the number of pending applications.

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4 November 2016 Resettlement as a tool of protection

Resettlement programmes and humanitarian admission were discussed at the EMN Conference in Stockholm. Two integration workers from the Swedish municipality of Åre showed how persons entitled to protection can be successfully integrated.

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Fraud Phone Calls

6 September 2016 Fraud Phone Calls!

The Federal Office has been informed that individuals are once more being threatened by anonymous callers. The callers claim to be employees of the Federal Office and threaten deportation unless a specific sum of money is paid.

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Brochure on the German Law

16 June 2016 New brochure on the German Basic Law

The Federal Office would like to use the new brochure to help immigrants and refugees understand just how vital the Basic Law (Grundgesetz) – that is the German Constitution – is, and how it is lived out in everyday life using simple language.

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16 February 2016 Initial orientation for asylum seekers

A new guide helps asylum seekers arriving in Germany as well as volunteers assisting them. It offers them an initial orientation on how the asylum procedure in Germany operates.

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Cover of the 2014 Migration Report

6 January 2016 2014 Migration Report

Today, Federal Minister of the Interior Dr. Thomas de Maizière presented the 2014 Migration Report, which was drawn up by the BAMF. The report provides a comprehensive overview of migration events and compares the results with other EU Member States.

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