Asylum seekers may be given asylum in the Netherlands if they need protection from persecution in their own country on religious or ethnic grounds, for instance. The Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) assesses whether an asylum seeker needs protection. Special rules apply to unaccompanied foreign nationals under the age of 18. People who are granted asylum get help from the municipality in finding a place to live.
One hundred vulnerable refugees from Greece in the Netherlands
19-01-2021 | 12:08
This week, the last vulnerable refugees from Greece will arrive in the Netherlands as part of the Dutch offer to resettle a group ...
Maximum efforts to reduce IND backlog will continue this year
07-01-2021 | 09:02
As of 31 December 2020, the task force had closed around 8,200 requests for asylum from the accumulated work of the Immigration ...
First 25 refugees from Greece arrive in the Netherlands
18-12-2020 | 10:06
The first 25 refugees from Greece have arrived in the Netherlands. They are among those who were displaced by the fires at the ...