Dozens of Saxon associations and organizations have spoken out in favour of a significant expansion of funding programmes for integration work. The financial resources are a pillar for civil society involvement in the area of refugees and migration.
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The Saxon Ministry of Social Affairs has pledged 6.8 million euros to Lebenshilfe Reichenbach (Vogtlandkreis) for the construction of a new workshop. The official funding decision was handed over on Monday, according to the State Ministry for Social Affairs and Social Cohesion. The new building is i ..
German President Frank Walter-Steinmeier stresses importance of condemning terrorist violence and calls for respect for rules during protests
Saxony's Minister President Michael Kretschmer calls for significant reduction in number of refugees
Saxony's Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer has called for a significant reduction in the number of refugees coming to Germany. He spoke out in favor of limiting family reunification, reducing social benefits for rejected asylum seekers and continuing border controls.
Members of the Saxon state parliament will be able to walk a course for the blind next Monday and put themselves in the shoes of those affected.
Federal Finance Minister Christian Lindner urges critical stocktaking of benefits for asylum seekers
Federal Finance Minister Christian Lindner (FDP) has again called for a "critical stocktaking" of benefits for asylum seekers. Citizens rightly expect us to return to management and control. In fact, however, he said, the key issue for people is not whether the federal government or the states provide funding, but that the numbers are reduced overall.
Saxony's Social Affairs Minister Petra Köpping is calling for the establishment of an 'Asylum Steering Committee' to deal with the rising numbers of refugees.
A minor and her family who were wrongly deported to Albania from Central Saxony can return to Germany. Although the legal examination of the case is not yet completed, informed Interior Minister Armin Schuster (CDU) on Friday. However, the deportation in mid-September took place although there was a ..
Following Bavaria's lead, Saxony's minister president is also calling for an upper limit of 200,000 refugees per year. Effective repatriation agreements should be concluded and safe countries of origin designated.
Refugees are, according to the assessment of Saxony's Commissioner for Foreigners Geert Mackenroth, accommodated and cared for in the Free State in a largely sound manner. However, the conditions in the individual accommodations vary greatly. "The 'Heim-TÜV' shows potential, and its results improve ..
The neoliberal dumping globalization fails worldwide. Capital and labor are components of economic life with opposing tendencies. If capital accumulates without restraint, this leads to the collapse of the system. Social market economy means purchasing power for all, prosperity for all, so that more services and products are in demand. It is necessary to think globally about this cycle of the social market economy, to implement it in global policy.
A total of 243 children and young people were adopted in Saxony in 2022. That was 13 more than in 2021, as the State Statistical Office announced in Kamenz on Monday. The majority of them (62 percent) were adopted by the stepparents, so there was no change in the living situation of the children and ..
Working for the common good and gaining experience for their future careers - this opportunity is offered to young people by the "Saxon Summer" program. As the Ministry of Social Affairs announced on Sunday, 117 interested people have registered for it so far. Further registrations are possible, the ..
In Saxony, 557 social housing units were completed last year. This was announced by the state parliamentary group of the Left Party on Sunday. According to a response from the Saxon government to a small question from the faction's housing policy spokeswoman, Juliane Nagel, 297 of the new social hou ..