Planning to visit Germany? What the new points-based immigration system says

As the German government is actively speeding up naturalization in a large number of labor shortages, a new policy has been implemented to allow the trial for foreign workers. according to I am a migrant GoodGermany is reportedly working on “a new points-based immigration system that would allow migrants to come to Germany even without a solid job offer.”

report good also reports that “German Federal Labor Minister Hubertus Heil has unveiled the first details of his new points-based immigration system, which he intends to present to the cabinet this fall. The new system will be designed to address the shortage of skilled workers in Germany. It is designed to facilitate the work of people in the country.

That aside, Germany plans to grant citizenship to particularly well-integrated foreigners in just three years as it struggles to cope with a massive labor shortage of nearly a quarter of a million. by 2026. AFP good relations. According to the report, Europe’s largest economy is also trying to make it more attractive to workers under a plan released Wednesday by the Department of Labor.

Notably, the country of around 80 million people is facing shortages in several sectors, with the ministry forecasting a shortage of around 240,000 skilled workers by 2026, according to the report. Factors such as the digital transformation of the economy, the impact of the pandemic and the war in Ukraine present new challenges for the labor market, he said. Labor Minister Hubertus Heil said: “For many companies, the search for skilled labor is now an existential issue.

“And our country needs a skilled workforce to manage the digitization of our economy and its transition to climate neutrality.” The ministry outlined its strategy for addressing the problem, including improving training and modernizing the immigration system. It specifies that the government intends to facilitate the retention of multiple nationalities and facilitate the naturalization of foreigners.

AFP The report also notes that in the future naturalization will be possible after five years instead of the current eight years, and at least three years in cases where people are considered particularly well integrated and the strategy for the fall will be presented to the cabinet in the season. . think thought.

(With AFP contributions, I am an expat)

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