A German woman who has spent the last year looking after refugees has lashed out at Angela Merkel’s open-door migration policy.
But the 45-year-old has now written a book – titled We Can’t Do This – expressing her anger at the country’s dire integration policy.
She wrote: “The euphoria at the beginning of the wave of refugees is gone. We are not able to cope with this refugee crisis successfully.”
But she now believes it is impossible to integrate every refugee into the country, which has been rocked by Islamist terror attacks this summer.
She said: “You cannot expect the refugees to behave in a way that we want them to after an integration course. That is nonsense.
According to official figures, nearly 1.1million refugees arrived in Germany in 2015, with a further 300,000 expected this year.
But Mrs Merkel’s open-door policy has sparked a major backlash in recent months, with her approval rating plummeting to a five-year low.
The dramatic U-turn came days before the anti-immigrant party Alternative for Germany (AFD) humiliated Mrs Merkel in an embarrassing election loss.
The AFD beat Mrs Merkel’s CDU party into third place in her home state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, earning 21 per cent of the vote.