Every third German Test, the foreign spouse for family reunification must pass, will not pass. The response of the Federal government to a request of the Left-the Deputy Gökay Akbulut. First, the Funke media group had reported about it.

the information provided by The German Federal foreign office, according to 48,000 exams were taken in the year 2018 to demonstrate a basic knowledge of German. In some 16,000 cases, the specimens failed. Particularly high in the Faller rate for spouses from Iraq, Where more than every second Test was not passed. The test can be repeated as often as desired. From the Figures it can be seen how many people it took several attempts for the Test. In the year 2017, the percentage of failed tests was about one-third.

The Left-the Deputy Akbulut criticized in the Newspapers of the Funke media group, the “unrealistic requirements” that “continue to cause families still remain separated for many years”. The high number of Faller in Iraq show that “more and more people under difficult conditions, and a German, have to pass Test in a foreign country.” Instead, you should learn better in this country, English.

The integration Commissioner of the Federal government, Annette
Widmann-Mauz (CDU), wants to stick to the regime for foreign spouses. “The only way you can find here from the beginning
and in the company to gain a foothold,” she said of the Funke media group.

The tests can be stored among others in the Goethe-Instituts abroad. Anyone who has basic knowledge of German of level A1, you should be able to English to ask the way, to imagine and without language problems is to buy.

language skills are a prerequisite, in order to get a residence permit and the spouse follow. However, there are exceptions, such as if the Partner is a German. Even if it is due to illness or other reasons, is not expected to acquire the language skills, it is not required.

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