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  1. The Dispersal Act enters into effect on 1 February

    The Asylum Reception Facilities in Municipalities (Enablement) Act (Dispersal Act) has been published in the Government Gazette. ...

    News item | 31-01-2024 | 09:30

  2. Pressure on asylum reception continues

    Pressure on asylum reception has been very high for some time, and the outlook shows that this pressure will only increase. This ...

    News item | 10-11-2023 | 14:49

  3. State of Migration: global migration influx in 2022

    The year 2022 marked a global migration surge compared to 2021. This also holds true for the Netherlands: 403,108 individuals ...

    News item | 06-10-2023 | 15:45

  4. Public nuisance and crime rate keeps pace with number of asylum seekers

    Nuisance and crime caused by asylum seekers, along with the number of residents in reception, increased in 2022. This is evident ...

    News item | 26-06-2023 | 13:00

  5. Additional expenditures on asylum, surveillance and security, and youth protection

    The government is facing major financial challenges and has had to make challenging decisions in adopting the Spring Memorandum. ...

    News item | 28-04-2023 | 15:00

  6. Cabinet sets Multiannual Production Forecast

    The cabinet is preparing for an influx of over 70,000 asylum applicants this year. This is reflected in the Multiannual ...

    News item | 28-04-2023 | 13:00

  7. Third-country nationals in reception centres for Ukrainian refugees can now stay for another 6 months

    Third-country nationals can now stay in reception centres for refugees from Ukraine until 4 September 2023, in order to relieve ...

    News item | 10-02-2023 | 16:12

  8. Update on long-term policy for refugees from Ukraine

    In October 2022, the European Commission extended the temporary protection under the Temporary Protection Directive until 4 March ...

    News item | 16-12-2022 | 11:47

  9. Legislative proposal: better distribution of sufficient reception places across the Netherlands

    Working together to ensure sufficient asylum reception facilities with a more balanced distribution across the country. This is ...

    News item | 08-11-2022 | 14:06

  10. Housing needed for 21,200 asylum permit holders in first half of 2023

    The government has asked municipalities and provinces to house 21,200 asylum permit holders in the first half of 2023. Asylum ...

    News item | 30-09-2022 | 17:00