Reporting on international affairs and migration-integration issues. Based in Berlin, Germany. Graduate of Columbia University School of Journalism.
Germany: Europe's top destination for asylum seekers challenged to integrate them in universities.
Germany: Forty percent of asylum applications are by Balkan people, who escaped poverty, not war.
Germany-Italy: For those seeking refuge in Europe, the asylum interview is the moment of truth.
Germany: The story of Carl and Paula Brenner, German Jews who needed shelter and didn't get it.
Italy-Germany: EU law forces protection seekers to choose between being stuck in Italy or moving on illegally.
Germany: Capital city has registered more new refugees this year than 2013 and 2014 combined.
Germany: As number of asylum claims peaks, asylum seekers face increasing violence.
Croatia: Aiming to ease integration, a new initiative called Taste of Home brings refugees and locals together.
Germany: Greek migrants follow the political tension between their adopted country and motherland.
Germany: As Athens grapples with financial uncertainty, ideological partners in Germany show sympathy.
Croatia: People in need of protection are shunning this EU member because it is too homogenous and too poor.
Germany: Uneasy relationship between European economic interests and foreign policy ideals was on full display.
Germany: Leftists caught between guilt over the Holocaust and outrage over the plight of Palestinians.
Germany: 79 Years After the 1936 Nazi Olympics, Jewish Athletes Flood Berlin for European Maccabi Games.