Saturday

10th Dec 2016

Ticker

Germany sees rise in migration from euro-crisis states

Immigration to Germany increased by 15% in the first half of the year due to an influx of people from countries hit by the eurozone crisis, official figures showed Thursday. Over 300,000 people from other EU countries came to Germany. Greek arrivals increased by 78%, Spanish and Portuguese by 53%.

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