Germany is hoping to recruit qualified workers from outside the EU to prevent companies from moving their business abroad. Berlin is looking to countries such as Mexico, Vietnam and India to fill the gaps. German Chancellor Angela Merkel
A study has found that migrant labor from within the European Union will fall short of the economy's needs. To plug the gap, Germany will need 146,000 workers per year from non-EU countries.
Poland issued almost half a million work permits for immigrants from outside the EU in 2019, a 35% increase on the previous year, according to data from the labour ministry.
Romania plans to bring one million workers from various countries in Asia, including from Pakistan, to replace the Romanians who left to work abroad (mainly in the Western European states)...
A first flight voluntarily returning economic migrants to their home country has departed from Greece, launching a European Union-funded scheme aimed at relieving pressure on the state where most new arrivals reach the bloc.