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Under the current system a refugee or migrant who enters an EU country must register in that country. They then cannot ... Some EU members are opposed to Brussels forcing countries to accept refugees, or to set new restrictions on how asylum seekers might be returned to the first EU country they entered.
Sweden could let 9,000 unaccompanied young Afghan migrants over 18 and over stay provided that they continue their education, under a new proposal reported by Swedish state television SVT. More than 20,000 young refugees sought asylum in Sweden in 2015. The Swedish government last year ...

In a new report published by the Migration Studies Delegation in Sweden (Delmi), DIIS senior researcher Nauja Kleist examines what drives, motivates, challenges, constrains and supports such involvement. The report shows that Somali-Swedish activities in development and relief are diverse and flexible, ...
Sweden took in so many migrants and refugees that the nation was dubbed a “humanitarian superpower,” and the generosity of the nation's welfare state in conjunction with their open arms for third-world migrants was held up as the “Swedish model” for other progressive nations to emulate. However, due ...
A recent study by Patrick Joyce, a Swedish economist, compared refugee labour-force integration in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. Germany was the clear leader, with 70% of refugees working after 15 years, nearly as high as the native employment rate of 74%. One reason for ...
Mats Ljungqvist, a state prosecutor, told the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter that the case was a classic example of refugee espionage. ... People who have escaped to Sweden from totalitarian regimes must feel safe to enjoy their basic freedoms, such as the right to protest against a regime without ...

There's a sizeable backlog in work permit cases, due in part to the huge influx of refugees in 2014-2015 which required a lot of Migrationsverket's (the Swedish Migration Agency) resources. By the end of March 2018, there were 12,047 first-time work permit applications still awaiting a decision. Meanwhile ...
A report commissioned by the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare has revealed that 12 unaccompanied refugee children committed ... Swedish authorities attribute the higher risk of suicide among young refugees to the hardships they go through before reaching and during their stay at Sweden.
Crime stats show increase in violence against women in Sweden after refugee influx ... Around that same time, in 2015, more than 160-thousand people applied for asylum in Sweden from war-torn countries in the Middle East and Africa. ... Other applications the Swedish Migration Board has not considered materially.
Trump Tells Swedish Prime Minister: I Was Right About Your "Immigration Problem" ... At a joint press conference Tuesday with the Swedish Prime Minister, a Swedish journalist asked President Trump about comments he has made about the influx of Syrian refugees into Sweden and immigration politics.
The Swedish government will give 120 million kronor ($14.57 million) over three years to charities working with homeless refugee youths in the country, ... The donation is for people who have lost their right to a home in Sweden – for example because they have been given a deportation decision in an ...
According to the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, the night in question was marked by unremarkable news, including an alleged drunken driver, an avalanche warning ... In the segment, Carlson interviewed filmmaker Ami Horowitz, who had recently made a documentary about Sweden's refugee policy.
In the two years since, plenty of entrepreneurs and startups have come together to solve the challenge that affect many immigrants coming to Sweden, but war refugees even more acutely: to integrate into society and find work. Even though there's still a big gap in employment rates between people born in ...
The report said that among unaccompanied minors and youths in Sweden between 10 and 21 years of age, the suicide rate in 2017 was 51.2 per 100,000, compared with just 5.2 per 100,000 among their Swedish peers. "We already knew that the number was high, which is why we commissioned this ...
While commending Sweden's efforts to help asylum seekers and refugees, particularly at the peak of arrivals in 2015, the Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks said in a report he was "concerned at the restrictions introduced". Sweden has registered around 400,000 asylum requests since 2012, ...
READ ALSO: Immigration propels Swedish population close to ten million. 41 percent said that they would prefer significantly fewer refugees to be accepted, while 19 percent said they would take a slightly lower number. 12 percent answered that they think Sweden should accept more refugees than it ...
Following the European refugee crisis in 2015, Sweden accepted more refugees per capita than any other country; and it happened in a shorter time than ever before. The country's population grew by more than 1,5% overnight. In the two years since, plenty of entrepreneurs and startups have come together to solve the ...

STOCKHOLM (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - Stockholm, Sweden is a quiet Nordic town bustling with people going about their day. By all accounts, everything is calm on the surface. But in a residential neighborhood, a man was killed on a Sunday morning after picking up an explosive device that sat outside a train station in ...
When Afghan Refugee Weavers Meet Swedish Designers ... Afghan and Swedish patterns combine to make entirely new and unique creations. ... “When so many refugees came to Sweden in 2015 I thought that maybe I should do something in Sweden as well that connects to textile and design,” Anna ...
While commending Sweden's efforts to help asylum seekers and refugees, particularly at the peak of arrivals in 2015, the Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks said in a report he was "concerned at the restrictions introduced". Sweden has registered around 400,000 asylum requests since 2012, ...
He feels that Sweden's laws aren't up to date to handle the influx of people who came into the country. Niklas Orrenius, a journalist who has written five books - one of which focuses on Islamic extremism - says he doesn't believe in the narrative that the refugees fleeing Syria and other countries are contributing to the rise in ...
The feminist agenda itself, though, can also serve Swedish self-interest, experts note, as a way for tiny Sweden – population 10 million – to stand out in a ... Sweden has said it is dedicated to “strengthening the human rights of women and girls who are refugees or migrants,” for instance – even as its door ...
Jalani came to New Haven to attend Yale University in 2016, after he and his family relocated to Sweden, having left war-torn Syria before that. He received ... He was among several speakers who spoke at the “Refugees and Immigrants: Still Welcome Here” vigil organized by the Yale Refugee Project.
3About 1 million displaced Syrians have moved to Europe as asylum seekers or refugees since the conflict began, according to asylum seeker data from Eurostat, Europe's statistical agency, and UNHCR data on refugee resettlement. More than 500,000 Syrians moved to Germany and applied for asylum ...
A Syrian woman refugee working as a computer programmer at a Stockholm tech firm could be deported to Greece as early as this week, her employer has ... Alexandra Elias, a press officer with the Migration Agency said that Awad should not have applied to stay in Sweden as a refugee in the first place.
Racism is when you assume something about a person based on their ethnicity. Such as recent refugees being rapists... Most rapes committed in Sweden are by Swedish men. That is not to say that it has been a seamless operation but please stop demonizing people who are fleeing a war torn country in ...
Many Karen refugees from camps along the Thai-Burma border have been resettled in Sweden since 2005 under the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)'s resettlement program. Karen News spoke* with Naw Thida Naing, chair of the Karen Swedish Community, at the end of July ...
... with an Afghan refugee has refused to report his sexual assault on her preteen daughter on the grounds that it would lead to his expulsion from Sweden. ... When one of the refugees officially came of age and could no longer take advantage of the accommodation center, the mother started a relationship ...
But Europe's economic powerhouse, which took in one million refugees in 2015, is by no means the first or only European country to take this approach. ... policies reveal that Sweden—offering individuals up to €3050 in cash and families €7620—had the most generous offer in the European Union (EU).
Even, regularly India's Hindutva trolls join hands with Sweden's ultra-nationalists to hurl abuse at Muslim refugees. However, India's Hindu rightwing while coming together with Swedish anti-immigrant ultra-nationalists tends to forget that not only the Muslim migration, but also Hindu migration to Sweden ...
But that's where the similarities end, because Ammar, who is from Syria, applied for asylum in the UK, while Noor's journey ended in Sweden. Their contrasting experiences are under scrutiny in a research project on refugee education by the universities of Nottingham and Lund. Its findings will make ...
... own free will, they have been forced to come here. They have left everything behind. there are children who have come here without parents and parents who have come without their children so it's not easy for them." More than a quarter million refugees sought refuge in Sweden, seeking asylum between 2014 - 2015.
Nasir, a 26-year-old shopkeeper from the northern Kunduz province, left as a refugee for Europe in July 2015 - the year his father, a local police officer, was killed by unknown assailants. ... Hayat Hooman, a member of the persecuted Hazara minority, was sent back to Afghanistan from Sweden in 2016.
Pussy Riot Members Seek Political Asylum in Sweden – Two members of the punk protest group, Lusine Dschanjan and Alexej Knedljakowski, have applied for asylum in Sweden, where they have been living with their young son in a refugee center for the past 10 months. After demonstrating in Sochi ...
A Swedish investigation into migrants claiming asylum as children suggests that three-quarters of those tested were over the age of 18. Sweden's national forensic medicine agency checked the age of nearly 8,000 people and found that some 6,600 were 18 or over. The checks were only carried out in ...
... his poem “The Swedish Tongue”, about how Sweden said: “I hereby admit ... We know exactly what it means to be a refugee – and in order to ...
Nigel Farage has sparked criticism after claiming a Swedish town is giving .... to depict Sweden as crime ridden since the start of the refugee crisis in 2015. ... to the presence of refugees as the reason women were scared.
Some Afghan refugees have formed a modeling group in Sweden where they ... this group to show Afghanistan's original culture to the people here (in Sweden).
The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise and the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) have reached an agreement in principle to make it ...
According to the survey, 15.6 percent of the Swedish population were subjected to some or all of these types of crime in 2016, which is more ...
Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Austria, the Netherlands and Germany all place in the top ... The ongoing refugee crisis battering Europe has been ... countries, such as Sweden and Denmark, where the onset of refugees from the ...
They learned about Sweden's storied history of community-constructed housing and just how much work it would take to pull off today.
Malaysian doctor urges brief citizenship for refugees ... Afghani refugee children stage a protest after Swedish immigration office denied their asylum requests, in front the Parliament building in Stockholm, Sweden on August 9, 2017. ... According to the UN Refugee Agency's annual Global Trends report, ...
Sweden's immigration authority Migrationsverket will reduce its staff next year, ... asylum cases as well as approximately 5,500 quota refugees.
A 70-year-old Swedish woman has been sentenced for embezzlement and perfidy after stealing money from an unaccompanied refugee child ...
For nearly two decades Sweden has been battling a mysterious illness. ... 2015 and live in accommodation allocated to refugees in a small town in central Sweden. ... On arrival, they were held for hours by Swedish police.
For nearly two decades Sweden has been battling a mysterious illness. ... 2015 and live in accommodation allocated to refugees in a small town in central Sweden. ... On arrival, they were held for hours by Swedish police.
Dangerous Liaisons: Sex Scandal Involving Migrant Children Rocks Sweden ... According one of the refugees, it happened "evening, night and ... She was able to have sex with the refugee children because she was ... According to the Swedish news outlet Nyheter Idag, this is just the tip of the iceberg.
Australia strengthens ties with Cambodia as Sweden 'reconsiders engagement' ... million refugee resettlement deal, which has seen a handful of refugees ... "The Government won't admit it, but the refugee resettlement deal is now the ... A Swedish diplomat said the Scandinavian nation was rethinking its ...
There is no doubt that the refugee crisis created a favourable climate for ... Liberal Sweden overhauled its stance on the refugee issue partly in ...


 

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