Merkel gets ultimatum from hardline ally over migrants


Merkel opposes this, saying that such unilateral measures represent a setback to the EU's Schengen open-border system and any chances of overcoming deep divisions in the bloc.

In an interesting fact, recent data released by German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, the man who is actually the leader of the immigration-skeptical members of Merkel's cabinet, shows that crime in Germany has fallen to it's lowest rate since 1992.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer's ultimatum on migrants but has two weeks to find a solution for influx of migrants ahead of the June 28-29 European Union talks.

And 86 percent want faster deportations of rejected asylum seekers, a process now often held up by bureaucratic hurdles and legal challenges, according to the Infratest dimap poll. "Big mistake made all over Europe in allowing millions of people in who have so strongly and violently changed their culture!"

Merkel's open-door migrant policy is widely blamed for the rise of the right-wing AfD, now the main opposition party in Germany's federal parliament.

The architect of the division is her interior minister, Horst Seehofer of the Christian Social Union (CSU) - the Bavarian sister party to Merkel's own Christian Democratic Union (CDU).

The political crisis in Germany erupted after Seehofer demanded that the German Chancellor agree to European rules on migration, and begin refusing migrants who arrive in other EU countries.

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The BAMF has been at the heart of a scandal around the right of asylum for several weeks, with one of its branches in Bremen, northern Germany, under investigation for allegedly favouring more than 1,200 asylum applications.

"The people are running out of patience", he told Bild daily.

Merkel said she would seek agreement with European nations at a June 28-29 EU summit, but stressed there was "no automatism" about rejecting asylum seekers if no deals are reached.

Merkel has been asking her coalition to delay addressing the question until European Union leaders convene in Brussels to discuss immigration and other issues affecting the 28 members of the bloc on June 28 and 29. That figure fell past year to less than 200,000.

The case of a German teenager who was believed to have been stabbed to death in a supermarket by her Afghan asylum seeker boyfriend is due to be heard in court on Monday.

"After the European Council, the (CDU) party presidency will decide what to do next", she told a news conference. The two parties are part of the same overall coalition running Germany. Has anyone been looking at the Crime taking place south of the border.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpEx-ethics chief calls on Trump to end "monstrous" migrant policies Laura Bush blasts Trump migrant policy as "cruel" and "immoral" USA denies report of coalition airstrike on Syria MORE on Monday doubled down on his controversial policy of separating children from parents when families illegally cross the border, while also calling on Congress to change laws to end it.