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Eleven thousand Muslim immigrants applied for a residence permit in Sweden for high school studies

Nearly eleven thousand Muslim immigrants have applied for a residence permit in Sweden for high school studies. About 97 percent of them are men. By – Brünnhilde Last week, the Migration Supreme Court announced that the so-called secondary law for “unaccompanied Children” may be applied. The First Court of Instance concluded, that the disputed reduced burden of proof did not violate EU rules. ...

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More Immigrants detected by Swedish border controls after ID checks end

The number of Immigrants detected by Sweden’s border controls has increased since the country ended ID checks on crossings with Denmark, but the Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket) thinks it is still too early to make conclusions. Via: thelocal.se  Swedish ID checks on buses, trains and ferries between the country and Denmark were dropped last week for the first time since they ...

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Sweden paying ‘millions’ for empty asylum beds

The Swedish migration authority (Migrationsverket) has spent 197 million kronor ($23 million) on unused beds for asylum seekers so far this year, reports Dagens Nyheter (DN). When the refugee crisis was at its most acute, Swedish municipalities signed contracts with private companies providing accommodation for much longer periods than proved to be necessary, according to the report. In October 2015, ...

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Sweden could call police to evict failed asylum seekers

Sweden’s migration authority (Migrationsverket) could be given the power to call in police to evict failed asylum seekers no longer entitled to use their accommodation, following a new government proposal. An amendment made to Swedish asylum laws on June 1st means that adults without children who have received a final rejection on their asylum application are no longer entitled to ...

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