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.
Reception facilities and guardianship formally confirmed in partnership with Greece
18-06-2020 | 09:50
This Thursday, Minister for Migration Ankie Broekers-Knol and her Greek colleagues Giorgos Koumoutsakos (Migration and Asylum) ...
First thousand files from Immigration and Naturalisation Service backlog closed
03-06-2020 | 13:38
Over the past two months, about 1,000 files from the backlog incurred by the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (Immigratie- ...
Higher levels of theft and non-compliance with house rules among asylum seekers last year
13-05-2020 | 09:43
2019 saw a 30% rise in the number of incidents in asylum seeker centres reported by the Central Agency for the Reception of ...