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Launch of information campaign for Albanian asylum seekers

This week saw the launch of an information campaign in Albania, aimed at dissuading Albanian nationals from coming to the ...

News item | 20-07-2017 | 11:12

IND, COA, DT&V present annual figures

Family members joining refugees and asylum seekers from safe countries of origin were key themes of 2016.

News item | 10-04-2017 | 10:31

Albanian escorts take Albanian foreign nationals back to Albania

Today a government flight deported 51 Albanian foreign nationals to their country of origin. As well as the 21 Albanian foreign ...

News item | 15-02-2017 | 11:50

Notorious troublemakers given area restriction order to reception centre during New Year

Trouble in and around the COA (Central Reception Organisation for Asylum Seekers) reception centres is unacceptable. For that ...

News item | 13-12-2016 | 14:50

Nuisance-causing asylum seekers quickly rejected and deported

Asylum seekers who have no prospect of receiving asylum must be picked up, rejected, detained and deported out the country. State ...

News item | 17-11-2016 | 11:42

Minister for Migration further expands list of safe countries

Minister for Migration Dijkhoff has added Algeria, Georgia, the Ukraine and Tunisia to the list of safe countries. He wrote this ...

News item | 11-10-2016 | 09:00

Online overview of incidents at and around COA centres

State Secretary Dijkhoff (Security and Justice) today sent the overview of all incidents at and around asylum seeker reception ...

News item | 03-10-2016 | 16:23

New target for municipalities to accommodate residence permit holders

In the first half of 2017, municipalities will have to arrange accommodation for 13,000 residence permit holders. This was ...

News item | 29-09-2016 | 12:03

Easier transfer of employees within EU countries for multinational firms

Following a proposal by Minister for Migration, Dijkhoff, the Council of Ministers has agreed to make it easier for multinational ...

News item | 17-06-2016 | 16:09

Asylum residence permits revoked or refused also in case of suspended sentences or community service orders

Minister for Migration Dijkhoff is further tightening the policy concerning the revocation or refusal of an asylum residence ...

News item | 02-06-2016 | 11:39