Foreigners living in Germany received the social aid in the amount of 13 billion Euros in 2019 – German media reports based on the information of the Federal Employment Agency in the area of responsibility of the Federal Ministry for Labor and Social Affairs.
The money is a doubled amount allocated and issued for unemployed foreigners in comparison to 2007. About 2 million foreigners living in Germany received social aid. The foreigners include citizens from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Those persons who have the status of a refugee in Germany are receiving social aid from the government based on German legislation.