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Germany: Interior Minister visits orientation courses for asylum seekers without right to remain02:25

Germany: Interior Minister visits orientation courses for asylum seekers without right to remain

Germany, Berlin
November 11, 2016 at 09:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

German Minister of the Interior Thomas de Maiziere announced the provision of orientation courses for asylum seekers with unclear and no legal rights to remain in Germany, when he visited one such course, in Berlin, on Friday.

The minister explained that the courses are designed to give asylum seekers a better understanding of everyday life in Germany. He said "We want for their everyday life to be organised in such a way to offer employment opportunities, to allow people to familiarise themselves with the basic rules of our society, that they are ok in everyday life, can go to the doctor, can go shop for things."

Maiziere also announced that, "the necessary money would be provided for 88,000 such places to be made available for the coming year." Germany will be piloting the scheme in various federal states.

Germany: Interior Minister visits orientation courses for asylum seekers without right to remain02:25
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German Minister of the Interior Thomas de Maiziere announced the provision of orientation courses for asylum seekers with unclear and no legal rights to remain in Germany, when he visited one such course, in Berlin, on Friday.

The minister explained that the courses are designed to give asylum seekers a better understanding of everyday life in Germany. He said "We want for their everyday life to be organised in such a way to offer employment opportunities, to allow people to familiarise themselves with the basic rules of our society, that they are ok in everyday life, can go to the doctor, can go shop for things."

Maiziere also announced that, "the necessary money would be provided for 88,000 such places to be made available for the coming year." Germany will be piloting the scheme in various federal states.

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