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.
Public nuisance and crime rate keeps pace with number of asylum seekers
26-06-2023 | 13:00
Nuisance and crime caused by asylum seekers, along with the number of residents in reception, increased in 2022. This is evident ...
Additional expenditures on asylum, surveillance and security, and youth protection
28-04-2023 | 15:00
The government is facing major financial challenges and has had to make challenging decisions in adopting the Spring Memorandum. ...
Cabinet sets Multiannual Production Forecast
28-04-2023 | 13:00
The cabinet is preparing for an influx of over 70,000 asylum applicants this year. This is reflected in the Multiannual ...