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Germany Transfers More Asylum Seekers to Other EU Countries

The German government says that in a first, more asylum-seekers were transferred to other European Union countries than Germany took in last year. Interior Ministry spokesman Steve Alter said Germany relocated 9,209 people in 2018 under the EU regulation that requires asylum applications to be handled in the first country a person seeking protection reached in Europe.   Germany took in 7,580 people from other EU countries under the same rule last year.   The...

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