Don’t miss NYT on German village to be overrun this week with Middle Eastern and African migrants

Posted by Ann Corcoran on November 2, 2015
Invasion of Europe news….
Sumte is about an hour and a half drive from Hamburg. Map and story here:

Please read the New York Times story from Saturday. I was trying to imagine a small American town if such a thing happened. I won’t say it, but I know there would be a bit more than a community meeting.
New York Times (German Village of 102 Braces for 750 Asylum Seekers):
SUMTE, Germany — This bucolic, one-street settlement of handsome redbrick farmhouses may for the moment have many more cows than people, but next week it will become one of the fastest growing places in Europe. Not that anyone in Sumte is very excited about it.
In early October, the district government informed Sumte’s mayor, Christian Fabel, by email that his village of 102 people just over the border in what was once Communist East Germany would take in 1,000 asylum seekers.
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