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Ruling of the Federal Ministry of the Interior about Iraqi refugees (2008)

Legal and administrative framework

Abstract

Ruling of the Federal Ministry of the Interior (Anordnung des Bundesministeriums des Innern gemäß § 23 Absatz 2 Aufenthaltsgesetz vom 05), dated December 2008. This is a decision about the reception of 2,500 Iraqi refugees from Syria and Jordan on the legal basis of Section 23 (2) of the Residence Act. It defines the selection criteria and the distribution among the Länder according to the Königsteiner Key (a system of burden sharing among the Länder in several political fields).

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Ruling of the Federal Ministry of the Interior about Iraqi refugees (2008) in German