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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

National campaign against sham marriages results in five immediate arrests

A national campaign against sham marriages has resulted in five arrests today and yesterday. As a result of the campaign, an ...

News item | 19-05-2015 | 09:18

Netherlands and Belgium sign declaration of intent to cooperate on migration

The Netherlands and Belgium will cooperate more closely and join forces more in the area if immigration and asylum. This is ...

News item | 24-02-2015 | 15:47

Adjustment of entry ban to encourage return

The regulations concerning a ban on entry are being adjusted to encourage illegal foreign nationals to work actively on returning ...

News item | 16-01-2015 | 11:23

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

Even greater focus on the safety of aliens

Fred Teeven, Minister for Immigration, has taken measures to place an even greater focus on the safety of aliens. The cabinet has ...

News item | 23-05-2014 | 10:34

Measures due to unexpected peak in influx of Eritreans

In the month of April, the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) detected an unexpected substantial rise in the asylum ...

News item | 02-05-2014 | 11:56

Naturalisation requires seven years’ residence in the Netherlands

Foreigners who seek to acquire Dutch nationality will soon be eligible for it only after seven years of lawful residence in the ...

News item | 20-12-2013 | 19:13

Filipino migrants can stay longer

Filipino au pairs and other Filipino migrants in the Netherlands do not have to return to their home country if they are from the ...

News item | 11-12-2013 | 10:27