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The number of asylum applications received last week came to approximately 300

The number of asylum applications received last week came to approximately 300. The applications comprised first-time asylum ...

News item | 19-04-2016 | 15:08

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