If the settlement permit fails due to a housing requirement …

By Qoutayba Abboud and Michael Seifert Refugees who came to Germany in 2015 or 2016 can now obtain a settlement permit and thus permanent residence. This is a solidification of residence and represents the first step towards obtaining German citizenship for many. Important prerequisites for this are good German language skills, securing a livelihood through work and contributions to German pension insurance. Another issue, housing regulations, is currently causing problems for some refugees in the city and the district of Tübingen. tünews INTERNATIONAL has been informed of several cases in which settlement permits were rejected for this reason. The Residence… Read More

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Free courses for women

The Tübingen Family Educational Centre (FBS) is offering open intercultural courses free of charge from October onwards. The course “Fit & Fun for the Family” is designed to encourage women to exercise and thus strengthen their health. It also addresses topics such as healthy eating. In a sewing project on nine dates, women learn the basics of sewing. The sewing room at the FBS is equipped with good machines and materials, according to the FBS. The courses can be found on the homepage of the Family Educational Centre www.fbs-tuebingen.de under “Projects and Open Meetings”. Because of Corona, interested people have… Read More

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