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50,000+ visas issued by Germany through the Skilled Immigration Act

Germany issued over 50,000 visas through the Skilled Workers Immigration Act

Germany has issued over 50,000 visas to skilled workers and trainees – through the Skilled Immigration Act – to individuals belonging to third-world countries.

The Regulation had come into force on March 1, 2020.

More than 50,000 visas have been issued, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, under the Skilled Immigration Act so far. This was recently announced by the German Ministry of the Interior, Building and Home Affairs.

In an official News, “The Skilled Immigration Act – One Year On”, dated March 1, 2021, Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer stated that, “When the Skilled Immigration Act entered into force a year ago, I said it was a milestone in Germany’s migration policy. Today the figures speak for themselves. After only one year, the Act has allowed us to successfully compete for skilled workers by providing people with a legal pathway to the German labour market.”

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According to Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Hubertus Heil, The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly shown how important skilled workers are for our country – in the health and care sectors, the IT sector, public utilities and many other areas.”

Germany’s Skilled Immigration Act

As per a Report –A Cross-cutting View of Demographic Policy Résumé” by the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community at the end of the 19th legislative period – “Even though immigration from non-European countries has often been the focus of attention in recent years, the vast majority of immigrants to Germany came from Europe, except for the years 2015 and 2016…. A net total of 2.6 million people moved to Germany from European countries, including around 2.2 million from the EU. Almost 1.7 million net immigrants came from Asia and a good 300,000 from Africa.”

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