Denmark is cracking down on migrants who do not bother to learn the language
At the moment, three-year-olds from migrant families in the nordic country who do not go to preschool must take a language test.
Those children who are discovered to not have the right level of Danish must attend preschool and also get extra language training.
The government will enact a legislation where if the authorities decide a child needs language stimulation and the child is not being sent to preschool, their child benefits will be withdrawn.
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Thousands of migrants have arrived in Denmark over the past year
Politicians strongly believe that children must learn Danish in order to integrate into the society
The law received cross-party support when it was discussed in parliament.
Politicians strongly believe that children must learn Danish in order to integrate into the society.
Denmark has replaced state benefits with integration benefits for migrants, whereby the payments are halved until they have achieved certain milestones, such as a good level of Danish.
The Queen of Denmark has said that Muslims must adopt Western values
The Danish law also allows authorities to seize valuable in an attempt to ensure Danish taxpayers won’t have to face the financial burden of housing them.
Preschool language teachers say that the children from migrant families are taught in small groups so they can really get to grips with the language.
The Danish government has also made it harden to obtain permanent residency with thousands of people unable to apply due to new rules.
In October of last year, the Queen of Denmark urged Muslims to adopt the valued of the West.
Denmark has reintroduced border controls to stem the flow of migrants.
Some right-wing politicians have linked asylum seekers to the growing threat of Islamic State (ISIS) with one, the deputy leader of the anti-immigration Danish People’s Party, Soeren Espersen, issuing a Donald Trump-style call for a six-year ban on Muslim migrants entering the country.