The admission of Ukrainian immigrants to Germany As the war begins, the German federal government’s plans for a program to admit former Afghan local workers also take effect.
The German Federal Ministry of the Interior has responded to a question from Clara Bunger, a Member of Parliament for the Left Party: . »
At the same time, the German Interior Ministry stressed that despite the local forces’ acceptance of former Afghan employees, as well as particularly vulnerable Afghans, in the changed situation resulting from the Russian military invasion of Ukraine, it was still “an important matter” for the German government. Remains.
Germany’s ruling Social Democrats, Greens and Free Democrats have stated in their coalition agreement: . »
Ms. Clara Bunger had asked when the German federal government’s admission program could be considered and why German Interior Minister Nancy Pfizer approved the admission program for Afghans in the states of Bremen, Berlin and Thuringia. Not approved.
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The German Interior Ministry wrote in response to this question that this request for agreements is currently delayed due to the ongoing heated vote on options for a new federal-level accession program for Afghans and negotiations at the European level. .
The German Interior Ministry added that at a conference of state interior ministers in December 2019, it was decided that “the state admission program should be integrated into the German federal government’s immigration policy and give a coherent overview.”
According to the statement, since May 2021, about 19,000 people from Afghanistan, including former local workers, especially at-risk Afghans and their families, have been able to travel to Germany.
Wenger, a member of parliament for the Left Party, criticized the German federal government for failing to do so: “Admission programs have been decided in this case, which is a hindrance for unjustified reasons.”
“If we are talking about the German government’s accession program for Afghanistan to be dependent on development in Ukraine, it seems that the decision will be delayed for an imaginary time,” Ms. Bunger added.