Immigrants from Salzburg, the Huguenots, and the Dutch have shaped Germany. Its industry first needed Polish workers and later on, Russian-Germans. Nowadays we are in the midst of a crisis where 60 million displaced persons worldwide are moving to more secure locations. It appears that Europe is swamped and reaching its limits. Is it a justified fear to speak about the end of Germany or Europe in the same way as the Roman Empire came to fall due to the Barbarian Invasions?
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Original Title: Ist das die neue Völkerwanderung?
Author: Wolfgang Büscher (Die Welt)
Original Language: German
Published on: 23 August 2015
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