Articles tagged with: asylum

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| 2017-01-06 19:27:23

Record Low Number of Asylum Seekers to Norway

Only 3460 asylum seekers came to Norway last year - lowest number in nearly 20 years....
Tags: ASYLUM, REFUGEES, UDI
| 2016-09-19 08:05:15

Lowest Number of Asylum Seekers to Norway since 1997

By the end of August, a total of 2 248 asylum seekers has been registered in Norway this year, a decrease of 73 % compared with last year. ...
Tags: REFUGEE, ASYLUM, LISTHAUG
| 2016-09-03 14:39:52

Norway Builds High Wired Fence on Russia Border

Norway bulids up a 3.5-meter-high wire fence along the Norwegian-Russian border near Storskog border station in Sør-Varanger. The mayor is concerned a...
Tags: RUSSIA, REFUGEES, ASYLUM SEEKERS, SKOGEN
| 2016-07-05 10:38:05

Lowest Number of Asylum Seekers to Norway since 1997

Only 1678 people applied for asylum in Norway so far this year. It is fewer than the number of asylum seekers who came in one week during the influx l...
Tags: REFUGEES, ASYLUM SEEKERS, UDI
| 2016-02-18 10:50:54

Norway to Send Asylum Seekers to Russia by Plane

Asylum seekers who has come to Norway through Russian border in autumn are going to be sent by plane to Moscow and St. Petersburg....
Tags: RUSSIA, REFUGEES, ASYLUM SEEKERS, SKOGEN, PU
| 2016-02-14 13:05:29

Norway Extends Border Control

Border control is extended to all ferry arrivals from Denmark, Sweden and Germany until 15 March 2016, writes Aftenposten. ...
Tags: REFUGEES, ASYLUM SEEKERS, BORDER, SECURITY, SCHENGEN, ANUNDSEN
| 2016-02-09 16:21:33

Record Low Asylum Applications in January

Only 389 asylum applications were received by The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) in January....
Tags: ASYLUM
| 2016-01-25 15:15:59

Troms FrP Wants to Take Valuables from Refugees in Norway

Progress Party (FrP) Troms branch vows to strip refugees of their valuables to help pay for the cost of resettlement....
Tags: REFUGEES, ASYLUM SEEKERS, FRP
| 2016-01-19 08:38:29

Norway’s Integration Minister: - Russia is Safe for Deported Refugees

Immigration and Integration Minister Sylvi Listhaug believes that asylum seekers who will be returned to Russia will be safe....
Tags: IMMIGRATION, RUSSIA, ASYLUM, REFUGEES, LISTHAUG
| 2016-01-07 13:19:26

Norway to Expel Thousands of Refugees to EU Countries

Norway prepares to deport asylum seekers who are first registered in other countries in Europe....
Tags: REFUGEE, ASYLUM, ERNA SOLBERG, HUNGARY, SERBIA
| 2015-12-18 11:30:48

Tortured and Killed in Russia After Being Refused Asylum in Norway

Two Chechen asylum seekers who were refused asylum in Norway, were tortured and killed in their home country, writes NY TID....
Tags: CHECHNYA, RUSSIA, ASYLUM, REFUGEE, TORTURE, NHC, MEMORIAL, NYTID
| 2015-12-07 11:49:30

Six Out of Ten Norwegians Are Worried about the Influx of Refugees

The recent survey by TV2 revealed what Norwegians think about the the influx of refugees....
Tags: REFUGEES, ASYLUM
| 2015-12-07 11:29:20

Three Times Fewer Asylum Seekers to Norway

The number of asylum seekers to Norway has dramatically dropped last week....
Tags: ASYLUM
| 2015-11-16 11:39:47

Norway Prime Minister Warns against Stigmatization of Refugees after Paris

In the terrorist attacks in Paris, it is suspected that some of the terrorists came to Europe as refugee. Prime Minister Erna Solberg (H) points out t...
Tags: ERNA SOLBERG, ASYLUM, TERROR, PARIS
| 2015-11-08 10:37:55

Norway to Send Back Afghan Refugees to Discourage Others

Prime Minister Erna Solberg says it is important that some of the Afghan asylum seekers sent to Kabul to discourage others from coming....
Tags: ERNA SOLBERG, ASYLUM, RUSSIA
| 2015-10-24 00:04:32

Fearing Attacks against Asylum Centers in Norway

It is only a matter of time before asylum seekers in Norway are attacked, fear Tor Bach, editor of the website Vepsen....
Tags: ASYLUM, TERROR, RIGHT WING, EXTEMISM
| 2015-09-17 09:07:47

Norway Revises Asylum Seekers Forecast: 20.000

Immigration Directorate (UDI) is expecting up to 20,000 asylum seekers until the end of the year....
Tags: ASYLUM, UDI
| 2015-09-11 12:07:06

Norway’s Arctic Archipelago Svalbard Can Be an Asylum Center

A reception center and resettlement of asylum seekers in Svalbard can become a reality. ...
Tags: SVALBARD, ASYLUM
| 2015-08-16 11:07:39

Norway Progress Party Leader Asks Municipalities to Say No to Syria Refugees

Progress Party (FrP) leader and Finance Minister Siv Jensen calls the municipalities under his party’s governance to refuse Syrian refugees....
Tags: ASYLUM, SYRIASIV JENSEN, FRP, SYRIA
| 2015-07-30 12:34:09

680 Rejected Asylum Seekers in Norway Go Home Voluntarily

Utlendingsdirektoratet (Immigrants Directorate) encourages deported asylum seekers to apply for financial support to return home. ...
Tags: ASYLUM, UDI
| 2015-03-09 01:58:22

Number of Asylum Seekers to Norway Continues to Fall

In the first two months of this year, 1132 asylum seekers applied to Norway. It is 212 fewer than the same time of the previous year....
Tags: ASYLUM, IMMIGRATION, UDI
| 2015-01-30 06:54:18

Afghanistan to Close Its Borders for Forced Returns from Norway

Afghanistan warns Norway forcibly returned families with children will have serious consequences for cooperation between two countries....
Tags: ASYLUM, AFGHANISTAN, ANUNDSEN
| 2015-01-26 18:38:03

Christian Democrats to Opt Out of Government Cooperation

Christian Democratic Party (KrF)’s central board discussed to break the government cooperation due to Justice Ministry’s handling of asylum children m...
Tags: KRF, GOVERNMENT, JUSTIC MINISTRY, ASYLUM
| 2014-11-24 19:33:54

Fewer Seek Asylum in Norway

The number of asylum seekers in Norway has fallen by 5 percent in the first ten months compared with the same period of last year....
Tags: ASYLUM, IMMIGRATION, UDI
| 2014-11-21 10:36:56

Norway Fears Terrorists from Syria Using Asylum Claims as a Cover

Police Intelligence Service (PST) starts new procedures for disclosing terrorists seeking residence in Norway....
Tags: SYRIA, TERROR, ASYLUM
| 2014-11-10 09:28:00

Record Number of People Sent Out of Norway in October

Police Immigration Service (PU) sent 824 people out of the country in October....
Tags: ASYLUM, IMMIGRATION, PU
| 2014-05-11 12:28:29

Three out of Ten Asylum Seekers to Norway from Eritrea

794 asylum seekers applied to Norway last month this year. Three out of ten have fled from Eritrea....
Tags: ASYLUM, IMMIGRATION, ERITREA
| 2014-03-17 02:19:22

Fewer Asylum Seekers to Norway

In February, there were 568 asylum seekers to Norway. It is the lowest number in a single month in seven years and nearly 20 percent fewer than in Feb...
Tags: ASYLUM, IMMIGRATION, UDI
| 2014-03-11 16:00:56

Record Number of Foreigners Deported from Norway

1159 foreigners were forcibly sent from Norway in the first two months of 2014. It is a 40 percent increase compared with the same period of last year...
Tags: ASYLUM, IMMIGRATION, ANUNDSEN
| 2013-11-30 09:31:15

Norway Increases Quota for Syrian Refugees

Norway doubles the refugee quota and will receive 1000 refugees from Syria....
Tags: SYRIA, REFUGEE, ASYLUM
| 2013-11-07 22:11:14

Asylum Seekers in Årdal are Refused to Take Bus to Oslo

Seven asylum seekers wanted to take Valdresekspressen from Årdal to Oslo the day after the triple murder. But they were not allowed to travel. ...
Tags: ASYLUM, ÅRDAL, MURDER, BUS, OSLO
| 2013-11-06 08:29:13

– Do not Blame 150 others for One Applicant Did

Police chief warns the community in Årdal against stigmatization of all asylum seekers. ...
Tags: ÅRDAL, MURDER, ASYLUM, POLICE
| 2013-10-17 09:21:25

FrP Politician Gulati to Defend New Asylum and Immigration Policy

Born to an Indian-Norwegian family, Himanshu Gulati becomes youngest deputy minister who is responbile for immigration policy. ...
Tags: ASYLUM, GOVERNMENT, IMMIGRATION, FRP
| 2013-09-12 10:16:53

Norway Will Open 40 New Asylum Reception Centres

A sharp increase in the number of people seeking asylum in Norway makes Immigration Directorate (UDI) need between 30 and 40 new receptions....
Tags: ASYLUM, IMMIGRATION, ERITRIA, UDI
| 2013-09-07 09:01:27

The New Taste of Kristiansand

The culinary scene in Kristiansand has ripened in the last few years, to the extent that the city now boasts some of the finest restaurants in Norway....
Tags: KRISTIANSAND, RESTAURANT, BOI, FOOD ASYLUM
| 2013-09-03 07:26:18

Fate of Asylum Policy in Norway after Elections

What will possible change of government bring to the practice of asylum in Norway?...
Tags: IMMIGRATION, ELECTION, AP, FRP, HøYRE, ASYLUM
| 2013-06-17 10:11:28

SV Takes Asylum Children Right for Election Campaign

Socialist Left Party (SV) leader Audun Lysbakken promise to make asylum children rights in Norway an election issue and encourages asylum activists to...
Tags: SV, ASYLUM, CHILDREN, ELECTION
| 2013-04-03 06:52:37

12,167 Asylum Seekers without a Secure ID

Thousands of people have been granted residence permit in Norway in recent years, although they have not secure identification documents. ...
Tags: PASSPORT, RESIDENT, ASYLUM, UDI
| 2012-09-25 03:40:06

Justice Ministry Will Record Asylum Interviews

Asylum seekers should be filmed when they are interviewed about why they want to seek asylum, according to the Justice Department....
Tags: NOAH, ASYLUM
| 2012-07-14 08:56:51

Norway is to Have 2000 More Quota Refugees Every Year

The decrease in the number of asylum seekers should be compensated by receiveing more quota refugees, said KrF politician Geir Jorgen Bekkevold....
Tags: REFUGEE, KRF, ASYLUM
| 2012-04-04 05:57:24

Some Children are Possibly “Ulovlige”

The Future of 450 Ethiopian Asylum Children reopened the debate on immigration policy....
Tags: ASYLUM, OSLO, ETHIOPIA, STOLTENBERG, CHILDREN
| 2011-10-11 07:00:30

6900 Asylum Seekers to Norway

So far, 6,900 people sought asylum in Norway this year. Somalis, Eritreans and Afghans constitute the largest applicant groups....
Tags: ASYLUM
| 2011-02-09 08:00:34

Ethiopians will Strike for Months

More than 60 Ethiopian asylum seekers who have stayed in the Oslo Cathedral since Monday afternoon, say they will not leave the church before they are...
Tags: ASYLUM, UDI, ETHIOPIAN, CHURCH, PROTEST
| 2010-11-25 11:11:47

Progress Party Says No to Refugees

Eigersund municipality should not accept the refugees in 2011, according to Progress party (FrP)....
Tags: REFUGEE, ASYLUM, FRP, HøYRE, EIGERSUND
| 2010-10-07 08:00:07

Neo-Nazi on the Way to Murder Norwegian Muslims

Russian authorities warned the Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) that the Nazi man, Viacheslav Datsik (30) would shoot embassy personnel or Norw...
Tags: ASYLUM, RUSSIA, NAZI, TERRORIST, EAST EUROPE, EMBASSY, PST
| 2010-09-02 07:06:13

Record of Voluntary Return from Norway

So far this year, 976 people have gone back to their home countries voluntarily. There is an increase of 61 percent from the last year....
Tags: ASYLUM, IMMIGRANTS, IRAQ, RETURN, UDI
| 2010-08-19 10:54:46

Deportations and Rejections Remark Immigration Figures

The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) has issued over 2000 deportation decision so far this year. Also, 59 percent of all asylum applications...
Tags: ASYLUM, IMMIGRATION, UDI
| 2010-07-14 20:10:28

The Danish Politician Warns Norway Against Hysteria

The Danish politician Asma Abdol - Hamid warned Norwegian politicians against going in the direction of more control of immigrants: "It is an unde...
Tags: ISLAMAPHOBIA, STOLTENBERG, ASYLUM, MUSLIM, KRF, DENMARK
| 2010-07-09 08:38:42

FrP Accuses Asylum Policy and Wants A Security Committee

- It is very serious that Norway hosts people who are suspected of terrorist planning, said the natioalist Progress Party (FrP) leader Siv Jensen...
Tags: TERRORRISM, POLICE, AL-QAIDE, ASYLUM, SIV JENSEN, FRP
| 2009-10-31 10:47:46

Committee Formed for New Asylum and Immigration Policy

The Cabinet appointed a committee to assess organization and framework for the provision to persons seeking asylum in Norway. Gunnar Berge will head t...
Tags: ASYLUM, IMMIGRATION, GOVERNMENT, CABINET
| 2009-10-15 09:51:00

NRC Responds to Increased Military Spending in Afghanistan

Norwegian Refugee Council(NRC) responds strongly to the Government’s proposal to spend more money on military operations in Afghanistan, while aid fun...
Tags: BUDGET, ASYLUM SEEKER, REFUGEE COUNCIL
| 2009-10-15 08:51:00

Government Tightens Asylum Policy

Government members agree to practice changes in asylum policy. Asylum Seekers will have to return to the home country when they are over 18 years....
Tags: IMMIGRATION, ASYLUM
| 2009-10-13 01:27:00

Less Asylum Seekers in September

In September, 1 612 applications for asylum have been registered to the Immigration Office(UDI). There is a decline of 12 percent compared to August. ...
Tags: VISA, LIVE IN NORWAY, UDI, ASYLUM
| 2009-09-28 10:12:00

Immigration Policy may Cause Conflict

Asylum and immigration policy is going to be one of the conflicting theme between coalition parties,AP and SV in today’s government talks according to...
Tags: IMMIGRATION, POLICY, GOVERNMENT, SV, ASYLUM
| 2009-09-26 11:40:00

Record Number of deportation from Norway

This year, 2600 people were deported from Norway. It is the highest figure for many years, and 600 more than the same period of the previous year...
Tags: ASYLUM SEEKER, EXPEL, DEPORTATION

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