Tag: Immigrants in Europe

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Mladic Arrest Gets Mixed Reaction in Austria’s Large Former-Yugoslav Immigrant Community

Serbs, Croats and Bosniaks are divided over the arrest of Ratko Mladic on war crimes charges. But in the long run, shared language and culture may heal the the divisions among ex-Yugoslav immigrants.

Heinz-Christian Strache wearing a brojanica, a Serbian prayer bracelet
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Anti-Immigrant Party Wins Over Some Immigrants

Despite an anti-immigrant platform, Austria’s Freedom Party has won the support of some Serbian immigrants in Vienna. Listen to Jelena Kopanja’s report for PRI’s The World.

A still from Arigona Zogaj's video message, pleading for asylum in Austria - Photo: Alex Barth

Austrian Asylum Request For Teenager Denied After 8 Year Struggle

In an increasingly anti-immigrant atmosphere, Austria’s highest court has ruled that 18-year-old Arigona Zogaj must leave her adoptive home in Austria and return to Kosovo, the country she barely knows.

Brunnen Market in Vienna, Austria - Photo: Jessica Horner

Immigrants In Austria: Integration or Expulsion?

The integration of Austria’s growing immigrant population is a constant subject of debate in the country. Listen to Jelena Kopanja’s radio story.