Change and continuity in Germany’s migration policy

Following the inauguration of the new cabinet and the re-election of Angela Merkel as Chancellor, Germany’s new coalition government is finally set to start work. Some of the most pressing issues it faces revolve around Germany’s future course on migration, both at the national and European level. This blog post traces how the heated electoral campaign on the topic influenced the new government’s coalition agreement and assesses its proposals on EU migration policy.  

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