Germany’s Interior Minister Nancy Feser has proposed a new route to residency for migrants who have lived in Germany for more than five years with a so-called ‘dardung’, a moratorium on deportation.
Interior Minister Nancy Feser of the German Social Democratic Party SPD has just introduced a new 20-page bill that, if passed, will allow German immigrants to apply for long-term stays and live legally in the country. become.
Law reported Protestant News Agency EPDsis part of the packet of various migration proposals Faeser has promised to announce before the German parliament goes into its summer recess on 7 June.
Various proposals and laws will be voted on in early fall after the summer vacation.
Immigrants Holding ‘Durdung’ – Who Is Eligible?
Subject to the new law are migrants who have not yet received or been denied international protection but have been issued a so-called ‘dardung’ by the German government.
A Duldung is a temporary residence permit, a temporary leave to stay. This is not a real residence permit, but a temporary residence permit that allows immigrants to legally reside in Germany for a limited period of time while the exit obligation persists.
It is issued to immigrants who may have been denied either international protection or full residency. Often duruduung is issued to people who cannot be repatriated to their home country for various reasons, who are pregnant, or who are studying or training.
Drudungu can also be issued to persons who should be deported but have received a suspension of deportation. They are valid only for a short period of time. Often a migrant may receive several dardungu, which in total he has lived and sometimes worked in the country for more than five years and is unlikely to stay for any period of time.
The German government now believes that people who spend a few years in Germany should have the right to make longer-term plans for their lives in the country, and that their ability to do so is a critical factor in their integration within wider society. I acknowledge that I can help
Language learning and economic rules
Under the new rules, German newspapers reported berlin newspaper, immigrants are initially issued a one-year residence permit. Next, you will be asked to show proof that you have learned German and to show that you are financially independent. After a probationary period, a longer term residence permit may be issued if both can be demonstrated.
Anyone who commits a crime is not subject to the proposed scheme. So do men and women who are found to have misrepresented their identities to prevent deportation. With this new proposal, berlin newspaperGermany’s deportation powers will be strengthened.
More than 100,000 immigrants covered by this scheme have lived in Germany for more than five years, taking temporary leave to maintain their status. The plan aims to end the German government’s reliance on constant renewal of temporary positions that leave people feeling uneasy and ultimately unwelcome.
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Criticism of new proposals
German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel We reported on the new bill on June 6. Spiegel German officials write that they want to make their long-term planning easier, as long as eligible immigrants can demonstrate their willingness to integrate.
The CDU/CSU opposition has criticized the bill. One of his CDU parliamentarians, Ralph Brinkhaus, said: SpiegelIt was wrong to allow people to start believing that they could stay in Germany for a long time, even though they came to Germany without needing protection.
Party member Alexander Thom, spokesman for CDU internal policy, said in this time of crisis, the bill would act as an additional incentive for those hoping to enter Germany illegally.Catholic News According to the company KNAalso quoted SpiegelTom added, the law would “effectively turn away from the principle of ordering, controlling and minimizing migration.”
Thom added that Germany should stick to EU policy on immigration and not try to carve its own way on the issue. He said giving people ineligible for international protection or asylum hope that they might be able to stay in Germany for a long time was a “false signal” and would only encourage illegal immigration.
Based on 2015 enrollment experience
However, members of the government say that the tens of thousands of migrants who arrived in Germany in 2015 and were not granted asylum are now well integrated in Germany and used as workers much-needed by German industry. He says he is working.
Faeser said, in conjunction with the new bill, it would ensure that those who commit crimes or file false asylum applications suffer consequences and are deported. Serving,” reported Fazer, reading draft of new law Spiegel.
A similar choice of words was used by former conservative Interior Minister Horst Seehofer under Merkel’s coalition.
Pro Asyl, an immigration advocacy group, welcomed Faeser’s proposal on Twitter on Tuesday.
With KNA, dpa, AFP