According to the quota agreed under the Königstein Agreement, the federal state of Saxony was required to take in 5.1 percent of all new refugees applying for asylum in Germany in 2014, of which 13 percent were then allocated to the city of Leipzig.
Advisory centres for migrants, information on the topics of learning German, interlingual and integration support, qualification and employment, health and migration, intercultural Leipzig, Leipzig against Racism, facts and figures on migrants in Leipzig and on the dates of upcoming events.
The Foreigners' Authority is responsible for residence and passport matters and decisions in accordance with the law on the residence, employment and integration of foreign nationals in the City of Leipzig and in accordance with provisions on aliens law in other laws.
The City of Leipzig Migrants’ Council introduces the migrants’ specific viewpoints and suggestions to municipal policy discussions and contributes to the City Council’s decisions relating to the interests of migrants.
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