According to the Migration Board’s statistics, a total of 135.459 residence permits were granted in 2017 . Only once before has this number been overtaken and this was in 2015 when a record number of 150.535 licenses were issued.
By – Brünnhilde
From the licenses issued last year, asylum and family immigration accounted for more than 62% of last years’ licenses while labor market immigration was barely 24%. Of those who came here for labor market reasons, 38% of them were family members.
Unregulated labor migration, introduced by the Alliance government at the end of 2008, has been criticized for its cheating nature in recent years. The Riksdag made an announcement to the government as late as May last year in order to overcome the error. It has also been shown that labor immigration has been used as a substitute for asylum immigration. It is called track exchanger and has risen sharply.
As most of the coming immigrants are From Muslim countries we must expect for more new Mosques in Sweden vulnerable areas.
Read more: Published 2018/01/04