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Berlin Welfare System Overwhelmed by Thousands of Migrants

Local volunteers say Berlin’s social welfare system for refugees is being overwhelmed by the all the migrants applying for asylum.  The volunteers are urging local authorities to address what they describe as ‘inhuman’ conditions at the central office for registration.   Tensions rise as hundreds of refugees cram into long lines outside Berlin’s Social Services office, where the migrants’ dreams of a new life in Germany are often first confronted with reality.   Huge...

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