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Austrian court repeals decision to cut welfare for immigrants not learning German

Foreigners living in Austria will no longer receive fewer benefits if they do not learn German, the country’s Constitutional Court has ruled. The decision overturned a law from the previous right-wing government.

The court argued that the provision for benefit claimants to prove proficiency in German or English was unconstitutional, as it discriminated against people with learning disabilities, or people who manage to find jobs for which they do not need German.  Source Deutsche Welle

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