News - Asylum policy
37 news items on Asylum policy
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...