Skip to comments.German churches preventing deportations
Posted on 05/25/2018 6:47:57 PM PDT by Olog-hai
German churches stopped or delayed 498 deportations of asylum seekers in the first quarter of 2018, new government figures have shown. The new figures are no great increase on 2017, which saw 1,478 deportations prevented through church asylum throughout the year, but a significant increase on 2016, which saw only 527 cases in the whole year.
The German interior ministry figures came from an official answer to a parliamentary question put by the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), which has long been critical of the German churches, despite insisting that Christianity is part of Germanys cultural identity.
The church tradition of offering humanitarian asylum was partially codified in February 2015, when the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) made a non-legally-binding agreement with Germanys Protestant and Catholic Churches. This allows specific church representatives to present particularly hard cases of people threatened with deportation to BAMF again for reconsideration. A Munich court ruling recently clarified that church asylum could be overridden by a BAMF order.
In its official answer to the AfD, the interior ministry said the agreement had been made as a compromise with churches, to make a quick end to church asylum cases possible. It added that the ministry, the BAMF, and the state governments, would be meeting with church representatives again this month to improve the procedural agreement. [ ]
Churches have no special legal status in Germany, and the deal over church asylum has always been a contentious point. In 2015, then-Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière criticized the practice, before adding that as a Christian he could understand that in individual cases churches would want to take refugees in.
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> German churches stopped or delayed 498 deportations of asylum seekers in the first quarter of 2018 <
Stopping deportations of honorable and decent people...maybe that’s a good thing. Stopping deportations of people who want to kill you and then rape your daughters...maybe that’s not such a good thing.
The relatives of anyone killed or harmed by the church coddled illegal immigrants should get the full fury of hell brought on them.
These churches are not what we think of as churches in America. They are State run and supported.
They’re desperate for bodies
Send an attractive female officer inside in plain clothes and have her promise to get the handsome illegal “home safely”. Once he’s outside the church, arrest the criminal and deport him to his home - safely.
That could hook ten at a time.
The Germans used to be fans of efficiency. I’d like to see them restore their culture 10 at a time.
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