Germany to toughen sexual assualt laws and ease deportation rules

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Germany says it is changing rules to make it easier and faster to deport criminals.

It’s a response to reports that newly-arrived asylum seekers may have been behind hundreds of attacks on women in the city of Cologne on New Year’s Eve.

A few of the cases involved allegations of sexual assault.

CCTV America’s Roee Ruttenberg reports.

Germany to toughen sexual assualt laws and ease deportation rules

Germany says it is changing rules to make it easier and faster to deport criminals. It's a response to reports that newly-arrived asylum seekers may have been behind hundreds of attacks on women in the city of Cologne on New Year's Eve. A few of the cases involved allegations of sexual assault. CCTV America's Roee Ruttenberg reports.