German coalition struggles with asylum rules
- The German government to grapple with tougher rules for asylum seekers. In November of that should be implemented but that has been postponed because government parties SPD and CDU / CSU not agree. It is expected that the parties shortly before Christmas to resolve the issue, German media reported Tuesday.
The most important change is an accelerated procedure for refugees who have no prospect of permanent residence. However, the SPD wants sick and traumatized displaced persons are not deported, regardless of their chances of a residence permit. Also require the Socialists complete healthcare for all asylum seekers.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is under considerable pressure due to the massive influx of refugees this year with the approval of Merkel's country is invaded. Also of its 'own' sister party CSU gets them fierce criticism. The CSU is rooted in Bavaria, where the vast majority of displaced people have arrived.