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Past week's asylum flow was around 400

The influx of asylum seekers over the past week, consisting of initial asylum applications, repeat asylum applications and family ...

News item | 12-04-2016 | 10:10

‘Member states must deploy more personnel to Greece’

Following a visit to Athens on Saturday, foreign minister Bert Koenders said that EU member states must do more to help Greece ...

News item | 11-04-2016 | 13:41

EU ministers visit Greece and Turkey

Six EU ministers will visit Greece and Turkey on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to discuss the refugee issue. The trip is an ...

News item | 11-04-2016 | 10:13

Influx of asylum seekers last week around 300

News item | 05-04-2016 | 14:09

First Greek return to Turkey; first Syrians from Turkey to the Netherlands

For the first time since the agreements between the EU and Turkey, Syrians and other irregular migrants returned today from ...

News item | 04-04-2016 | 10:33

Separate austere reception for disruptive asylum seekers

State Secretary Dijkhoff (Security and Justice) intends to create a separate austere reception facility for disruptive asylum ...

News item | 31-03-2016 | 14:40

The influx of asylum seekers is changing in terms of composition

About twenty-five percent of the initial asylum applications in the first months of 2016 were filed by people from a safe ...

News item | 14-03-2016 | 08:47

The Agreement on systematic checks at European external borders

The European migration ministers today decided that everyone, including EU citizens, must be systematically checked at the ...

News item | 25-02-2016 | 09:54

New letter issued to asylum seekers

A new letter was issued today to asylum seekers who came to Ter Apel or crossed the Dutch border. In the letter, Minister for ...

News item | 18-02-2016 | 19:00

Dutch Minister of Migration to add to list of safe countries of origin

Dutch Minister of Migration, Mr Dijkhoff, has informed the Dutch Lower House today by letter that he is adding Ghana, India, ...

News item | 09-02-2016 | 15:57