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.
Toolbox for local approach to dealing with nuisance asylum seekers
10-11-2020 | 16:57
Today, Minister for Migration Ankie Broekers-Knol (Asylum and Migration) presented a toolbox equipped with measures for dealing ...
Additional reception capacity for asylum seekers and accommodation for residence permit holders becoming increasingly urgent
03-11-2020 | 07:37
Greater capacity is required for the reception of asylum seekers. The facilities of the Central Agency for the Reception of ...
Municipalities to tackle problem-causing asylum seekers with financial assistance
20-10-2020 | 13:05
Over the next few months, ten municipalities will be taking additional measures to tackle problem-causing asylum seekers. ...