Thursday

17th Aug 2017

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Germany rejects more undocumented migrants at borders

Germany has turned back more undocumented migrants, at it's borders, during the first half of 2016 and deported more foreigners without residency permits than during all of 2015, according to interior ministry figures released in response to an inquiry from the opposition Left party. In total 13,324 migrants were denied entry from January to June - nearly 50% more than the 8,913 people rejected in 2015.

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