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Germany Agrees to Take in 10,000 More Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugees at the Zaatari refugee camp in Northern Jordan.

Syrian refugees at the Zaatari refugee camp in Northern Jordan.
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On Thursday, June 12, the ministers of each of Germany’s 16 states agreed to a plan proposed by Germany’s Foreign Minister last month to accept an additional 1o,000 Syrian refugees into Germany.

In May 2013, Germany agreed to grant 5,000 Syrians asylum, and that number doubled by year’s end. The latest commitment of an additional 10,000 doubled the official number again.

Thus far fleeing Syrians have to apply for a visa, but even Syrians who enter Germany without approved visas are currently allowed to stay. Germany is not deporting anyone back to Syria while the war continues.

Syria’s tiny neighboring country of Lebanon has absorbed nearly one million Syrian refugees since the war began. Following Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt are the countries to which the most Syrians have fled their war-torn country.

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools.


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12 Responses to “Germany Agrees to Take in 10,000 More Syrian Refugees”

  1. What’s wrong with the political leaders around the world ? They are trouble makers..

  2. Deb Adams says:

    They will retreat it.big time

  3. If the Syrian refugees are Christian, the Germans won’t regret it, they are good people! America needs to stand up and help the Christians in the muslim countries!

  4. Is this going to be the 2nd Syria ?

  5. Is this going to be the 2nd Syria ?

  6. WELL ITS ALL IN GODS HAND NOW..
    HAVE FAITH+TRUST+LOVE+HOPE+
    BELIEVE IN OUR FATHER,,
    HE WILL NOT DESARD US HE LOVES US+ISRAEL…
    GIVE HIM A CHANCE..

  7. I dont mind wanting to help the real christians or the children its not the littles fault that they are muslim or that all this is going on but all the oldre ones and the adults they are ignorant and need to get out of our country

  8. Ha ha you silly silly sausages!! That’s another 50000 rapes and thousands of murders – good luck losers!

  9. They will regret this….

  10. Alan Kardon says:

    Just what Germany needs. More anti-semitism. Why aren't the members of the Arab League do more for these refugees?

  11. Kjeld Hesselmann says:

    Europe gets their share of un-absorbable Arabs to their countries. Already strife comparable to that of Israel and the Pal-Arabs has taken place in big cities. In Malmoe, the medium size city of Sweden, Arab-Muslim emigrants get their way by threats and rude intimidation towards the ingenious inhabitants. – Some predict that in at least fifteen years-time clusters of semi-wars will be imminent all over the Western part of Europe. The Arabs simply bring their culture of hatred with them.

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