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Grant refugees perspectives for the future in safe countries in the region

The Government advocates improved reception facilities in the region. Until refugees have seen their perspectives for the future ...

News item | 08-09-2015 | 12:02

Cabinet positive about European migration proposals

European Commission's migration proposals asylum seekers

News item | 10-06-2015 | 10:12

Cabinet welcomes European migration agenda

migration refugees

News item | 26-05-2015 | 11:16

Screening during asylum procedure for families is effective

None of the families that have wanted to submit an asylum request at Schiphol, since the implementation of screening on 1 ...

News item | 23-02-2015 | 13:14

Cabinet waiting for decision by the Committee of Ministers

Secretary of State Teeven (Security and Justice) will wait for the decision by the Committee of Ministers concerning the issue of ...

News item | 10-11-2014 | 14:18

Gerard Bakker new chief executive officer of Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers

Mr G.J.C.M. Bakker was appointed chief executive officer of the Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers (COA) today by ...

News item | 13-10-2014 | 15:11

50 up to a possible 75 families can still stay

At least 50 families that had been turned down under the scheme for long-term immigrant children will now be granted a residence ...

News item | 24-09-2014 | 12:07

Minister Opstelten and State Secretary pursue security policy with vigour

In 2015 Minister Opstelten and State Secretary Teeven will continue their work on implementing the measures that were taken in ...

News item | 16-09-2014 | 15:15

Government to intensify mobile immigration control

Mobile immigration checks are to be expanded to enable a more effective response to people smuggling and illegal residence in the ...

News item | 23-05-2014 | 16:39

Increase in voluntary return of asylum seekers who have exhausted all legal means

The percentage of asylum seekers who have exhausted all legal means and have returned with the help of the International ...

News item | 12-05-2014 | 12:16