integration

VIENNA, AUSTRIA - DECEMBER 05: The entrance to the Hofburg, a section of the President of Vienna is seen during sunset on December 5, 2016 in Vienna, Austria. The town of Vienna is the federal capital of Austria as well as one of the nine federal states, the city has …

Report: One in Five Austrian Residents Born Overseas

A study released by the Austrian Integration Fund has revealed that as many as 20 per cent of Austria’s residents were born overseas and more than half of them come from non-EU countries.

Denmark

Denmark Passes Law Requiring Handshake to Gain Citizenship

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Denmark has adopted a law requiring anyone who becomes a Danish citizen to shake hands at the naturalization ceremony. The move is widely seen as aimed at some Muslims who for religious reasons decline to touch members of the opposite sex.