Refugees in Bavaria: boredom instead of apprenticeships

28.11.2016 - Deutsche Welle

Refugees in Bavaria: boredom instead of apprenticeships

The Bavarian government is interpreting the new integration laws in its own way. Many refugees have been denied vocational training opportunities and Bavarian businesses are upset about this.

Obaid is an eager beaver, but a likeable one. The 18-year-old is a class representative and has A’s in math, German and physical education, as he modestly, yet proudly reveals. At the beginning of this year, Obaid came to Germany as a refugee from Afghanistan and is now working hard to graduate from his vocational training school in Munich. “I hope I get the chance to complete an apprenticeship,” he says in almost perfect German. He is interested in working in retail. But he is not sure if … continue reading

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