Elina Stock is a Senior Policy Advisor at the German education union Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft (GEW).
Written by Elina Stock
The Federal Republic of Germany has always been heavily influenced by migration, both of a permanent and temporary nature. Despite high levels of immigration, government policies did not consider Germany a country of immigration until the new residence law that came into force in 2005. Since then, immigration is no...