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Austria wants asylum seekers no training more

The rechtsconservatieve government in Austria harvest massive criticism with its plans to asylum seekers, in principle, access to a training to deny. “For many young asylum seekers that would mean that they are often for many years, but need to hang out, and in place of that they have in Austria something meaningful to do and something to learn’, complained a spokeswoman for the UN refugee organisation UNHCR.

For the Austrian Greens, it shows the government ‘reaffirms its inhuman face’. Also representatives of the Church and social organizations expressed their concern.

At the insistence of the right-wing FPÖ must be a decree from 2012 of the then government formed by the social democratic SPÖ and the Austrian people’s party ÖVP again be removed. It was stipulated that asylum seekers, under certain conditions, an opportunity to receive training in defined shortage occupations.

Minister of Economy Margarete Schramböck (ÖVP) stressed on Monday that asylum seekers who already follow a training course, which will also be able to complete. According to the Greens, it follows in the whole of the country with a thousand asylum seekers a training course.

Half of this risk proved to be, according to the minister of Integration of Upper Austria, Rudi Anschober (Greens). Recently put the discussion of the head on which asylum seekers in spite of a negative assessment due to their training still in Austria were allowed to remain.

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