A New York Times article from last April worth revisiting is James Angelos' “The New Europeans” from the April 10, 2016 issue of The New York Times Magazine. This quote is a great summation and starting point for the article:

“A small Bavarian village tries to welcome its refugees – and grapples with fear, prejudice and the shifting nature of what it means to be German.”

Read the article on The New York Times Magazine website.