Tagged: immigrants

Norway cancer rates lower for immigrants

Ethnic Norwegians suffer more than non-European immigrants from certain cancers M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway The headline on the front page of the February 6 edition of Aftenposten, Oslo’s and Norway’s leading newspaper, read...

Half of Norway’s wait staff foreign

Foreigners in the hospitality sector keep Norwegians eating and drinking Michael Sandelson The Foreigner 47 percent of waiting and service personnel have a foreign background, according to the report commissioned by Norway’s Ministry of...

Lysbakken's Speech Translated

Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Audun Lysbakken’s speech to immigrant groups on the 26th of July has been translated into 15 different languages. In his speech Lysbakken says, among other things, “I am...

Increase in immigrant unemployment

Registered unemployment among immigrants increased from 6.6 per cent in November 2009 to 7.1 per cent in November 2010. In the rest of the population, this rate increased slightly from 2.0 to 2.1 per...

Filipina expulsion case leads to law change in Norway

OSLO, Norway – Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg bowed to public pressure and announced that its government is changing a law that affects foreigners with Norwegian spouses. For Full Story & Source: ABS CBN...

Capital losses reduce inequality

Huge capital losses within households at the top of the income distribution contracted income differentials. 2008 was once again a year of substantial rises in household income. The median equivalent income rose by 3.9...