The whole point of asylum is the belief that it wasn’t safe where they once lived. If so, why are they using their free government cheese to visit the dangerous hellholes they fled from?
Reports of German ‘refugees’ vacationing in the very lands they had fled have surfaced.
Migrants confirmed to a newspaper in Germany that they had traveled ‘for a short time’ back to their home countries, including Syria, Afghanistan and Lebanon.
The information was uncovered in an investigation by German media outlet Die Welt am Sonntag, which spoke to asylum seekers who confirmed they had visited their homeland on holiday.
An unnamed spokesperson from the German Federal Employment Office (BA) told the newspaper: ‘There are such cases.’
Officials want to look into just how often so-called asylum seekers head home again, but they may have trouble finding that out, for a couple of reasons.
For one thing, even if you are getting government handouts, you are allowed to leave the country for 21 days out of the year.
For another thing, there are limitations ‘due to data privacy’ of reporting across government departments.
How do Germans feel about being stuck with the tab of supporting people who are clearly no longer in the ‘fear of their lives’ that they may once have claimed?
In cases like this, the agency [BAMF] said, a migrant would be stripped of asylum status.
…German MP Armin Schuster, a member of the parliamentary committee for the interior, said: ‘If true, that leaves one speechless.’
He said cases where asylum seekers return to their home country should be approved by the BAMF.
…Last week Horst Seehofer, leader of the CSU party in Bavaria, which rules in tandem with Merkel’s own CDU party, voiced his alarm at the ‘domestic political situation’ and called for a U-turn.
It’s looking like Germany has some ‘buyer’s remorse’ for that open borders policy.
They’re learning their lessons the hard way.