The far-right minister in charge of asylum for Lower Austria said refugees would be required to sign the pledge along with their official asylum applications.
Hyde-Smith has faced backlash ever since she made racially-charged remarks during a campaign appearance on November 2 where she made reference to a "public hanging."
"Integration" implies a two-way process, whereas "assimilation" is one-way.
Former Secretary of State, John Kerry, and other counter-terrorism experts say the U.K. hasn't integrated Muslims into society as well as the U.S.
The late singer's instructive lessons for our time
The president of the European Commission has five different options for the future of the EU.
Critics of the traditionally laissez faire attitude call for a more active role for government and the population in creating a cohesive society.
European integration was an outcome of America's rebuilding of Europe after World War II.
A new report fails to recognize many of the barriers to integration.
France's presidential frontrunner has been criticised over comments suggesting that Jews had not wanted to integrate in France in the past.
A deal on defense and customs makes the breakaway Georgian province part of Russia.