German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer delivers his speech during a meeting of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, May 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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Concern that more than one thousand people were wrongly granted asylum by Germany's migration agency may lead to personnel changes at the agency, the interior minister signaled on Tuesday.The minister, Horst Seehofer, told a newspaper an investigation was underway at the Bremen office of the agency, and he would make decisions about "organizational and, if necessary, personnel changes" next week.BAMF did not comment on the number of offices being investigated but confirmed the agency's leadership had received an initial email about reviewing the Bremen asylum applications.In April, prosecutors said they were investigating the former head of BAMF's Bremen office, who is suspected of granting asylum to some 1,200 people who did not qualify for it, the majority of them members of the Yazidi ethnic group.
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