Tagged: asylum

Crackdown on asylum continues

Anundsen cuts return support for those who do not leave voluntarily Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Asylum seekers refused a residence permit can currently receive NOK 20,000 per adult if they apply within the deadline...

969 asylum seekers in August

6304 people have sought asylum in Norway so far this year, which is almost a half compared to the same period in 2009. In August, 969 people searched for asylum, which is a small...

Sharp increase in voluntary returns

1,019 people returned voluntarily to their home countries in 2009. That is an increase of 79 percent. In order to protect the right to asylum and protection, it is important that persons who have...

Record number of asylum seekers to Norway

So far this year close to 10 thousand refugees have arrived in Norway. This is an increase by 45 per cent compared to last year. These numbers indicates that 2009 might be a new record year...

Transit camps for asylum seekers in Africa?

The high influx of asylum seekers to Norway continues. So far this year the number of applicants is already 2500 higher than at the same time last year, which was also a record year....

New Measures in Norwegian Immigration Policy

The Government has introduced new measures in the immigration policy that will ensure that the Norwegian practice in areas of importance differs as little as possible from other European countries. This is a continuation...

30,000 asylum seekers arrive without passports

Since 2005 33,000 asylum seekers have arrived in Norway without a passport or ID documents, and most of them are still in Norway, according to Aftenposten. The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) will now...