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Procedure after evacuation from Afghanistan

The Netherlands is doing everything possible to enable the evacuations from Afghanistan. Emergency reception facilities are ...

News item | 18-08-2021 | 10:55

‘State of Migration constitutes starting point for balanced migration debate’

Wednesday 7 July saw State Secretary for Justice and Security Ankie Broekers-Knol submit the first edition of the State of ...

News item | 07-07-2021 | 12:54

One hundred vulnerable refugees from Greece in the Netherlands

This week, the last vulnerable refugees from Greece will arrive in the Netherlands as part of the Dutch offer to resettle a group ...

News item | 19-01-2021 | 12:08

Maximum efforts to reduce IND backlog will continue this year

As of 31 December 2020, the task force had closed around 8,200 requests for asylum from the accumulated work of the Immigration ...

News item | 07-01-2021 | 09:02

First 25 refugees from Greece arrive in the Netherlands

The first 25 refugees from Greece have arrived in the Netherlands. They are among those who were displaced by the fires at the ...

News item | 18-12-2020 | 10:06

Estimates of numbers of illegal immigrants show downwards trend

According to a new estimate of numbers of illegal immigrants, conducted by Utrecht University at the behest of the Research and ...

News item | 16-12-2020 | 09:56

Toolbox for local approach to dealing with nuisance asylum seekers

Today, Minister for Migration Ankie Broekers-Knol (Asylum and Migration) presented a toolbox equipped with measures for dealing ...

News item | 10-11-2020 | 16:57

Additional reception capacity for asylum seekers and accommodation for residence permit holders becoming increasingly urgent

Greater capacity is required for the reception of asylum seekers. The facilities of the Central Agency for the Reception of ...

News item | 03-11-2020 | 07:37

Municipalities to tackle problem-causing asylum seekers with financial assistance

Over the next few months, ten municipalities will be taking additional measures to tackle problem-causing asylum seekers. ...

News item | 20-10-2020 | 13:05

First Greek-Dutch shelter operational to receive unaccompanied minors

The first Greek-Dutch shelter for unaccompanied minors on the Greek main land became operational the end of September. The Greek ...

News item | 01-10-2020 | 14:00