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What is the immigration policy in Germany?

What is the immigration policy in Germany?

Immigration to Germany as a non-EU-citizen is limited to skilled or highly educated workers and their immediate family members. In April 2012, European Blue Card legislation was implemented in Germany, allowing highly skilled non-EU citizens easier access to work and live in Germany.

Is immigration to Germany easy?

Germany has one of the world’s most well organised and fastest immigration processes. The best way to migrate to Germany is through the Job Seeker Visa. The Job Seeker Visa is a long-term residence permit that allows you to look for a job for a period of 6 months.

What are the main reasons for immigration to Germany?

Good jobs and salaries, a clean environment, low crime rates, lots of leisure-time and cultural attractions, good public transport – that what makes Germany so attractive for foreigners. People migrate to Germany because of many reasons, but probably the most important ones are strong economic and welfare system.

When does the new German immigration law come into force?

Germany opens labour market for skilled workers from non-EU countries 02.03

What are the requirements for immigration to Germany?

Each immigration purpose has a financial threshold which applicants need to fulfill, but regardless of intent, applicants must prove that they can finance themselves in Germany. Even if you will be working in Germany, you must have the initial funds to cover your expenses until you get your salary.

Are there any new entry restrictions for Germany?

Entry restrictions. From 8 November 2020 all travellers to Germany have to register online prior to their entry on the website www.einreiseanmeldung.de, if they have stayed in a risk area within the last 10 days prior to their entry to Germany. Also they must be able to present proof of this registration when entering Germany.

How does the skilled immigration act in Germany work?

The Skilled Immigration Act for non-EU workers also creates facilities for companies in Germany wishing to hire workers outside the block. The first facilitation is that employers can now launch expedited procedures for qualified professionals at the relevant foreigner’s registration office in Germany.