News - Asylum policy
37 news items on Asylum policy
‘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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
Minister Broekers-Knol to receive Greek Minister for Migration
On Thursday 10 September, Ankie Broekers-Knol, the Minister for Migration, will be receiving Giorgos Koumoutsakos, the Greek ...