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What are the latest developments? New developments on COVID-19 regulations and laws. How does this crisis affect immigrants in Germany?

Court rules against BAMF's extension in Dublin deportation deadline

June 05, 2020 — A court in Schleswig-Holstein has ruled against BAMF's extension of deportation deadline in a Dublin-procedure case.

Can subcontract jobs or 'Leiharbeit' help in a shrinking job market?

June 02, 2020 — Subcontract jobs or Leiharbeit are relatively easier to find. But it might not be an option for everyone. Here's what you need to know.

Asylum seekers win lawsuits against cramped facilities

May 17, 2020 — As many as five lawsuits have been won by asylum seekers contesting the living conditions in facilities made it impossible to maintain distancing and hygiene measures to curb spread of the Covid-19 virus.

How laws in Germany protect against wrongful termination

May 15, 2020 — As Covid-19 continues to drive people out of jobs, it puts many more in risk of being wrongfully terminated. Germany has laws to protect just that. Knowing your rights can equip you to fight wrongful termination of a contract.

Here's how to wear face masks properly

May 12, 2020 — Face masks can help slow the spread of the Coronavirus. But it is crucial to use them correctly.

Compensation for cancelled trips

May 11, 2020 — The border closures and travel restrictions caused by the Coronavirus pandemic have ruined many holiday plans worldwide. What kind of compensation are you entitled to as a customer?

Germany braces for extensive lockdown relaxations

May 6, 2020 — Responsibility of implementing the lockdown measures lies again with individual federal states as Merkel announces extensive new relaxations.

Workplaces reopen with heightened safety measures

May 4, 2020 — Despite concerns, many workplaces are reopening. They are required to adhere to special hygiene and distancing measures to protect their employees.