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.
Minister Broekers-Knol to receive Greek Minister for Migration
09-09-2020 | 08:01
On Thursday 10 September, Ankie Broekers-Knol, the Minister for Migration, will be receiving Giorgos Koumoutsakos, the Greek ...
Time out for problem asylum seekers
01-07-2020 | 13:18
In future, problem-causing asylum seekers will be given a time out. In such cases, the asylum seekers causing problems will have ...
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) ...