After World War II Germany was divided into four different occupation zones. The soviet zone in the East became the German Democratic Republic in 1949. After that, Germany was divided into two different states. In 1961 the GDR began to erect a system of border fortification. Within the divided city of Berlin this was marked … Continue reading Border history: The fall of the Berlin Wall
"Under Covid-19 level 1 restrictions, more than 16,500 requests have been made to Immigration NZ for border exemptions for people entering New Zealand. Of those, about 2600 have been approved. Many of those people have been linked to the film industry or America's Cup, and it is adding to the frustrations of many New Zealand … Continue reading A Family is being seperated by visa denials
Have you seen the TEDx Talk by Henk van Houtum we posted a while ago? If not this might get you interested in it. We summed up our favorite parts of the talk and threw in some animations. So here you have it: Bordertalk with Henk van Houtum, by Border Tales.
'I don't blame them. Maybe it's some kind of instruction they are following.' Faith works for an NGO and takes care of the volunteers in Ghana. She was selected to be a volunteer for the weltwärts program herself. Unfortunatley her visa was denied and she was left with a lot of questions... Hear what she … Continue reading Faith’s visa story