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Case for German immigration remains strong

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Avaaz's activists wear masks depicting EU leaders (L-R) Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, France's President Francois Hollande, Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajo and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron during a demonstration in Brussels Sep 14, 2015.

London

ANGELA Merkel needs to stick to her guns. The German chancellor's surprise decision on Sept 13 to suspend passportless travel with Austria and re-introduce border controls sounds a retrograde step. But it's also unsurprising, given the tightrope she is walking.

Ms Merkel's