Sweden’s migration rules tightened as new law comes into force

Sweden’s migration rules tightened as new law comes into force

Sweden's new migration legislation comes into effect on July 20th, replacing temporary legislation introduced five years ago.

What does Sweden’s new migration law mean for residence permit-holders?

What does Sweden’s new migration law mean for residence permit-holders?

‘Brain drain’: Survey warns stricter migration law could see international academics leaving Sweden 

‘Brain drain’: Survey warns stricter migration law could see international academics leaving Sweden 

Sweden halts deportations to Afghanistan

Sweden halts deportations to Afghanistan

Almost 2,100 migrants have died trying to reach Spain in first half of 2021: NGO
Spain

Almost 2,100 migrants have died trying to reach Spain in first half of 2021: NGO

Sweden’s government passes controversial new migration law – but how long will it last?
Sweden

Sweden’s government passes controversial new migration law – but how long will it last?

Covid and migration: What changes about life in Sweden in June 2021?
Sweden

Covid and migration: What changes about life in Sweden in June 2021?

Danish MPs agree to send asylum seekers outside Europe
Denmark

Danish MPs agree to send asylum seekers outside Europe

ANALYSIS: Fortress Denmark wants to send its asylum seekers outside Europe
Denmark

ANALYSIS: Fortress Denmark wants to send its asylum seekers outside Europe

Seventy more migrants cross border fence into Spain’s Melilla enclave
Spain

Seventy more migrants cross border fence into Spain’s Melilla enclave

EXPLAINED: What happens to the thousands of undocumented migrants after they arrive in Spain?
Spain

EXPLAINED: What happens to the thousands of undocumented migrants after they arrive in Spain?

IN IMAGES: 6,000 migrants swim across to Spain’s Ceuta in record crossing
Spain

IN IMAGES: 6,000 migrants swim across to Spain’s Ceuta in record crossing

What’s the reaction to Swedish government’s work permit proposals?

What’s the reaction to Swedish government’s work permit proposals?

KEY POINTS: How Sweden’s new migration bill affects you

KEY POINTS: How Sweden’s new migration bill affects you

Danish government tables bill for offshore asylum centres as ministers return from Rwanda
Denmark

Danish government tables bill for offshore asylum centres as ministers return from Rwanda

Swedish government sends new migration bill to parliament

Swedish government sends new migration bill to parliament

Danish ministers visit Rwanda but stay quiet on agreement
Denmark

Danish ministers visit Rwanda but stay quiet on agreement

Sweden eases rules for international students during coronavirus pandemic
Sweden

Sweden eases rules for international students during coronavirus pandemic

German heritage? Here’s how you can get the ‘world’s most powerful passport’.

German heritage? Here’s how you can get the ‘world’s most powerful passport’.

Sweden’s migration bill ready to be put to parliament after legal scrutiny
Sweden

Sweden’s migration bill ready to be put to parliament after legal scrutiny

New report finds ‘major flaws’ in Sweden’s family permit processing

New report finds ‘major flaws’ in Sweden’s family permit processing

Swedish government pushes ahead with new migration bill

Swedish government pushes ahead with new migration bill

In numbers: What we know about Switzerland’s foreign residents
Switzerland

In numbers: What we know about Switzerland’s foreign residents

Germany’s foreign population growth slows to ten year low
Germany

Germany’s foreign population growth slows to ten year low

How Mali toddler’s death is exposing human side of Canary Islands’ migrant crisis
Spain

How Mali toddler’s death is exposing human side of Canary Islands’ migrant crisis

Sweden’s Migration Agency asks for lower budget despite years-long backlog
Sweden

Sweden’s Migration Agency asks for lower budget despite years-long backlog

Swedish Migration Agency set to slash almost 200 jobs
Sweden

Swedish Migration Agency set to slash almost 200 jobs

Sweden grants trans woman refugee status after court appeal
Sweden

Sweden grants trans woman refugee status after court appeal

EXPLAINED: Sweden’s new work permit proposals and what they mean for you
Sweden

EXPLAINED: Sweden’s new work permit proposals and what they mean for you

OPINION: Sweden’s one million foreign residents should not be an afterthought in policy
Sweden

OPINION: Sweden’s one million foreign residents should not be an afterthought in policy

How have people reacted to Sweden’s new work permit proposals?
Sweden

How have people reacted to Sweden’s new work permit proposals?

Sweden proposes new rules for work permit holders
Sweden

Sweden proposes new rules for work permit holders

Sweden’s opposition leader wants to raise salary threshold for work permit applicants
Sweden

Sweden’s opposition leader wants to raise salary threshold for work permit applicants

How many Brits have been granted post-Brexit residence status in Sweden?
Sweden

How many Brits have been granted post-Brexit residence status in Sweden?

INTERVIEW: ‘I talk about the things you are not supposed to talk about’
Denmark

INTERVIEW: ‘I talk about the things you are not supposed to talk about’

Italy failed to save over 200 drowning migrants, UN says
Italy

Italy failed to save over 200 drowning migrants, UN says

Migration Agency hits back at criticism over long waiting times
Sweden

Migration Agency hits back at criticism over long waiting times

Rescue ship cleared to dock in Sicily with 373 migrants on board
Italy

Rescue ship cleared to dock in Sicily with 373 migrants on board

Is the German term ‘migration background’ set to be replaced?
Germany

Is the German term ‘migration background’ set to be replaced?

Migration Agency criticised over record long waiting times
Sweden

Migration Agency criticised over record long waiting times

Births, marriages and many deaths: Five things that happened to France’s demographics in 2020
France

Births, marriages and many deaths: Five things that happened to France’s demographics in 2020

Reader’s view: Why is it so hard for Sweden to accept English in public life?
Sweden

Reader’s view: Why is it so hard for Sweden to accept English in public life?

Sweden proposes language requirement for would-be citizens
Sweden

Sweden proposes language requirement for would-be citizens

‘Foreigners rather than equals’: How Switzerland is failing immigrants
Switzerland

‘Foreigners rather than equals’: How Switzerland is failing immigrants

‘I’m proud of what I did’: Far-right Italian leader in court for blocking migrants
Italy

‘I’m proud of what I did’: Far-right Italian leader in court for blocking migrants

How waiting times for Swedish citizenship have risen since 2018
Sweden

How waiting times for Swedish citizenship have risen since 2018

How has the pandemic affected migration permits in Sweden?
Sweden

How has the pandemic affected migration permits in Sweden?

Swedes abroad: Put an end to unreasonable hurdles for our foreign families
Sweden

Swedes abroad: Put an end to unreasonable hurdles for our foreign families

Six stress-busting steps for moving to Germany
Germany

Six stress-busting steps for moving to Germany

Nestled in far-right stronghold, German town opens doors to migrants
Germany

Nestled in far-right stronghold, German town opens doors to migrants

Will Switzerland vote to end EU migration?
Switzerland

Will Switzerland vote to end EU migration?

Activists accuse Italy of halting ship rescue mission
Italy

Activists accuse Italy of halting ship rescue mission

‘A turning point’: Italy praises plan to overhaul Europe’s asylum rules
Italy

‘A turning point’: Italy praises plan to overhaul Europe’s asylum rules

POLL: Should Swedish language skills be a requirement for permanent residence?
Sweden

POLL: Should Swedish language skills be a requirement for permanent residence?

Want permanent residence? Learn Swedish first, new report proposes
Sweden

Want permanent residence? Learn Swedish first, new report proposes

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about the proposals to change Swedish migration law
Sweden

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about the proposals to change Swedish migration law

Swedish committee presents proposals for new migration laws
Sweden

Swedish committee presents proposals for new migration laws

Immigration: Indian family forced to leave Switzerland after 20 years
Switzerland

Immigration: Indian family forced to leave Switzerland after 20 years

Body washes up on French beach after migrant crossing
France

Body washes up on French beach after migrant crossing

How the pandemic changed immigration to Sweden
Sweden

How the pandemic changed immigration to Sweden

Sweden’s population growth slows to lowest level since 2005
Sweden

Sweden’s population growth slows to lowest level since 2005

Sweden’s Iran embassy cancels all residence permit interviews
Sweden

Sweden’s Iran embassy cancels all residence permit interviews

New migration law? These are the issues dividing Sweden’s politicians
Sweden

New migration law? These are the issues dividing Sweden’s politicians

Fewer arrivals but more foreign residents: How Switzerland’s coronavirus epidemic has affected immigration
Switzerland

Fewer arrivals but more foreign residents: How Switzerland’s coronavirus epidemic has affected immigration

Migration proposal: Make Sweden’s temporary law permanent
Sweden

Migration proposal: Make Sweden’s temporary law permanent

UK seeks ‘tougher action’ from France on Channel migrants
France

UK seeks ‘tougher action’ from France on Channel migrants

Immigrants trust the state and the police more than Swiss locals
Switzerland

Immigrants trust the state and the police more than Swiss locals

Immigrants twice as likely to struggle financially as Swiss
Switzerland

Immigrants twice as likely to struggle financially as Swiss

Here’s how many people in Germany have a migrant background
Germany

Here’s how many people in Germany have a migrant background

Dozens of migrants flee second quarantine centre in Sicily
Italy

Dozens of migrants flee second quarantine centre in Sicily

How many people are expected to apply for Swedish work permits in 2020?
Sweden

How many people are expected to apply for Swedish work permits in 2020?

Sweden to take in quota refugees again after coronavirus pause
Sweden

Sweden to take in quota refugees again after coronavirus pause

These are the next steps for Sweden’s future migration laws
Sweden

These are the next steps for Sweden’s future migration laws

Explained: What does the breakdown in Sweden’s migration policy talks mean?
Sweden

Explained: What does the breakdown in Sweden’s migration policy talks mean?

Swedish parliament’s migration talks collapse
Sweden

Swedish parliament’s migration talks collapse

Opinion: Sweden’s migration law is a blow to Swedes and their families overseas
Sweden

Opinion: Sweden’s migration law is a blow to Swedes and their families overseas

‘Thank you Italy’: Rescued migrants stranded off Sicily to disembark
Italy

‘Thank you Italy’: Rescued migrants stranded off Sicily to disembark

Italian charity boats resume migrant rescues at sea after two-month break
Italy

Italian charity boats resume migrant rescues at sea after two-month break

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Sweden

Coronavirus travel chaos: Thousands of foreigners apply for temporary permits to stay in Sweden

IN NUMBERS: How many foreign residents does Norway have and who are they?
Norway

IN NUMBERS: How many foreign residents does Norway have and who are they?

Coronavirus entry ban: Can residence permit holders still travel to Sweden?
Sweden

Coronavirus entry ban: Can residence permit holders still travel to Sweden?

New survey: Migration Agency asks 98,000 foreigners how they feel about the application process
Sweden

New survey: Migration Agency asks 98,000 foreigners how they feel about the application process

No coronavirus legislation planned for work permit holders in Sweden
Sweden

No coronavirus legislation planned for work permit holders in Sweden

Who are Sweden’s leaders of diversity? New award set to celebrate employers
Sweden

Who are Sweden’s leaders of diversity? New award set to celebrate employers

Swedish anti-immigration leader slammed over border stunt
Sweden

Swedish anti-immigration leader slammed over border stunt

Country by country: Where do Sweden’s immigrants come from?
Sweden

Country by country: Where do Sweden’s immigrants come from?

Aargau set to vote on strict new Swiss citizenship requirements
Switzerland

Aargau set to vote on strict new Swiss citizenship requirements

In maps: Where do foreigners live in Germany?
Germany

In maps: Where do foreigners live in Germany?

EU migration to affordable housing: All you need to know about Switzerland’s crucial spring referendums
Switzerland

EU migration to affordable housing: All you need to know about Switzerland’s crucial spring referendums

Illegal migration in Switzerland continues to decline
Switzerland

Illegal migration in Switzerland continues to decline

Italy’s League party votes for Salvini to stand trial in migrant ‘kidnap’ case
Italy

Italy’s League party votes for Salvini to stand trial in migrant ‘kidnap’ case

The top three countries Sweden’s new citizens come from
Sweden

The top three countries Sweden’s new citizens come from

‘Unacceptable for people’: Danish asylum centre slammed in anti-torture report
Denmark

‘Unacceptable for people’: Danish asylum centre slammed in anti-torture report

The committee that’s planning to overhaul Sweden’s migration laws
Sweden

The committee that’s planning to overhaul Sweden’s migration laws

Immigration to Italy is falling for the first time since 2014
Italy

Immigration to Italy is falling for the first time since 2014

Two ships carrying rescued migrants dock in Italy
Italy

Two ships carrying rescued migrants dock in Italy

Migration Agency estimates all Brexit permits will be processed before 2021
Sweden

Migration Agency estimates all Brexit permits will be processed before 2021

Where in Switzerland do all the international residents live?
Switzerland

Where in Switzerland do all the international residents live?

Hundreds of migrants in Sweden could soon lose their housing
Sweden

Hundreds of migrants in Sweden could soon lose their housing

Scientist forced to leave Sweden over employer’s job ad error
Sweden

Scientist forced to leave Sweden over employer’s job ad error

One in three people in Germany ‘will have migrant background in 20 years’
Germany

One in three people in Germany ‘will have migrant background in 20 years’

Over 30 Pakistani migrants found in lorry in France
France

Over 30 Pakistani migrants found in lorry in France

No migrant ‘invasion’: Italy’s new interior minister
Italy

No migrant ‘invasion’: Italy’s new interior minister

Italy renews deal with Libya to block migrants
Italy

Italy renews deal with Libya to block migrants

Rome’s ‘invisible’ migrants offer alternative tourism guide to Eternal City
Italy

Rome’s ‘invisible’ migrants offer alternative tourism guide to Eternal City

How employers and landlords in Switzerland ‘discriminate against Swiss citizens of immigrant origin’
Switzerland

How employers and landlords in Switzerland ‘discriminate against Swiss citizens of immigrant origin’

Swedish migration courts appeal for cash boost as cases keep piling up
Sweden

Swedish migration courts appeal for cash boost as cases keep piling up

‘Unbearable’: Divers describe horror of finding Lampedusa shipwreck victims
Italy

‘Unbearable’: Divers describe horror of finding Lampedusa shipwreck victims

Rescue ship cleared to dock in Italy as EU still lacks migrant plan
Italy

Rescue ship cleared to dock in Italy as EU still lacks migrant plan

At least 13 dead, including pregnant women, after migrant boat capsizes off Italy
Italy

At least 13 dead, including pregnant women, after migrant boat capsizes off Italy

EU ministers agree new draft migrant rules to ease pressure on Italy
Italy

EU ministers agree new draft migrant rules to ease pressure on Italy

New right-wing immigration proposal ‘would lead to Swiss Brexit’
Switzerland

New right-wing immigration proposal ‘would lead to Swiss Brexit’

Two Italian officers to stand trial over 2013 shipwreck that killed 260 migrants
Italy

Two Italian officers to stand trial over 2013 shipwreck that killed 260 migrants

How would Italy’s idea for a new EU migrant distribution system work?
Italy

How would Italy’s idea for a new EU migrant distribution system work?

‘My actions were justified’: Sea Watch captain Carola Rackete defends bringing rescued migrants to Italy
Italy

‘My actions were justified’: Sea Watch captain Carola Rackete defends bringing rescued migrants to Italy

Why an Italian pathologist is fighting to identify the Mediterranean’s migrant victims
Italy

Why an Italian pathologist is fighting to identify the Mediterranean’s migrant victims

Morocco puts brakes on migrant flow as Spain and EU pay out
Spain

Morocco puts brakes on migrant flow as Spain and EU pay out

How will Italy’s new government approach immigration?
Italy

How will Italy’s new government approach immigration?

Italy seizes Italian migrant rescue ship and fines crew €300,000
Italy

Italy seizes Italian migrant rescue ship and fines crew €300,000

Italy seizes migrant rescue ship that defied ban and sailed to Sicily
Italy

Italy seizes migrant rescue ship that defied ban and sailed to Sicily

Ceuta: 155 migrants force entry into Spanish enclave
Spain

Ceuta: 155 migrants force entry into Spanish enclave

French court convicts far-right activists for Alps migrant blockade
France

French court convicts far-right activists for Alps migrant blockade

Six migrants reported dead after Mediterranean rescue
Italy

Six migrants reported dead after Mediterranean rescue

Italy refuses entry to another migrant rescue ship
Italy

Italy refuses entry to another migrant rescue ship

Switzerland wants ‘total travel ban’ for failed asylum seekers
Switzerland

Switzerland wants ‘total travel ban’ for failed asylum seekers

Inside Swiss politics: Why everyone is talking about this ‘worm poster’
Switzerland

Inside Swiss politics: Why everyone is talking about this ‘worm poster’

Desperate migrants jump from rescue ship near Italy
Italy

Desperate migrants jump from rescue ship near Italy

Spanish Armada sets sail to save migrants stuck off Italy

Spanish Armada sets sail to save migrants stuck off Italy

‘Disgrace to humanity’: Spain slams Italy’s Salvini over refusal to accept rescued migrants

‘Disgrace to humanity’: Spain slams Italy’s Salvini over refusal to accept rescued migrants

Unrest among migrants on rescue ship stranded off Italian coast
Italy

Unrest among migrants on rescue ship stranded off Italian coast

Why is Spain ignoring calls to take in child refugees?
Spain

Why is Spain ignoring calls to take in child refugees?

Malmö’s first national museum to focus on ‘democracy and migration’
Sweden

Malmö’s first national museum to focus on ‘democracy and migration’

UN concerned by Italy’s new law to fine migrant rescue ships up to €1m
Italy

UN concerned by Italy’s new law to fine migrant rescue ships up to €1m

Rescued migrants in limbo as two charity ships banned from Italian waters
Italy

Rescued migrants in limbo as two charity ships banned from Italian waters

Italy agrees to let 116 rescued migrants off coastguard ship
Italy

Italy agrees to let 116 rescued migrants off coastguard ship

Sweden sees drastic rise in waiting time for citizenship applications
Sweden

Sweden sees drastic rise in waiting time for citizenship applications

Spain’s model for saving lives at sea should be emulated in the EU
Spain

Spain’s model for saving lives at sea should be emulated in the EU

Dozens of migrants force entry into Spain’s Melilla enclave
Spain

Dozens of migrants force entry into Spain’s Melilla enclave

Carpenter or trafficking kingpin? Verdict looms in Italy’s ‘mistaken identity’ trial
Italy

Carpenter or trafficking kingpin? Verdict looms in Italy’s ‘mistaken identity’ trial

Italy closes Europe’s biggest migrant centre
Italy

Italy closes Europe’s biggest migrant centre

Migrant rescue sailboat defies Salvini by docking in Italy
Italy

Migrant rescue sailboat defies Salvini by docking in Italy

Sea Watch captain to sue Italy’s Salvini for defamation
Italy

Sea Watch captain to sue Italy’s Salvini for defamation

Italy agrees to ‘swap’ rescued migrants with Malta
Italy

Italy agrees to ‘swap’ rescued migrants with Malta

Italian migrant rescue ship requests safe port with 54 aboard
Italy

Italian migrant rescue ship requests safe port with 54 aboard

Italian court rules Sea Watch migrant rescue captain is free to go
Italy

Italian court rules Sea Watch migrant rescue captain is free to go

Sea Watch captain ‘ready to go to jail’ for bringing stranded migrants to Italy
Italy

Sea Watch captain ‘ready to go to jail’ for bringing stranded migrants to Italy

‘Enough, we’re coming’: Stranded rescue ship heads for Italy without permission
Italy

‘Enough, we’re coming’: Stranded rescue ship heads for Italy without permission

Ship’s captain threatens to bring stranded migrants to Italy to end limbo
Italy

Ship’s captain threatens to bring stranded migrants to Italy to end limbo

Majority of migrants who drown trying to reach Spain are never found
Spain

Majority of migrants who drown trying to reach Spain are never found

More than 40 migrants left in limbo on rescue boat off Italy
Italy

More than 40 migrants left in limbo on rescue boat off Italy

Immigration: Sweden rolls back strict rules on family reunification
Sweden

Immigration: Sweden rolls back strict rules on family reunification

50 migrants rescued from drifting boat off Malaga
Spain

50 migrants rescued from drifting boat off Malaga

Eastern German population dips to lowest level in 114 years
Germany

Eastern German population dips to lowest level in 114 years

Swedish migration court slammed for long waiting times
Sweden

Swedish migration court slammed for long waiting times

How Italy’s migrant model town Riace veered far-right
Italy

How Italy’s migrant model town Riace veered far-right

Italy takes rescued migrants to Genoa, but says they can’t stay
Italy

Italy takes rescued migrants to Genoa, but says they can’t stay

Italy takes in 150 refugees flown in from Libya
Italy

Italy takes in 150 refugees flown in from Libya

Italian navy rescues 100 people stranded in the Med
Italy

Italian navy rescues 100 people stranded in the Med

Pope sounds alarm over intolerance as EU nationalists win big
Italy

Pope sounds alarm over intolerance as EU nationalists win big

Families rescued off Libya allowed to land in Italy
Italy

Families rescued off Libya allowed to land in Italy

Italy tells rescue ship carrying migrants to stay away
Italy

Italy tells rescue ship carrying migrants to stay away

‘Closed ports’? Italy lets in 66 people rescued at sea
Italy

‘Closed ports’? Italy lets in 66 people rescued at sea

Migrant death ship to be shown at Venice art fair
Italy

Migrant death ship to be shown at Venice art fair

How Swedish attitudes to labour migration are changing
Sweden

How Swedish attitudes to labour migration are changing

Spain reluctantly allows Open Arms to leave port with aid supplies for migrants
Spain

Spain reluctantly allows Open Arms to leave port with aid supplies for migrants

Italy’s Salvini investigated again for false imprisonment
Italy

Italy’s Salvini investigated again for false imprisonment

How do your values change after moving to Sweden?
Sweden

How do your values change after moving to Sweden?

Riace mayor ‘Mimmi’ Lucano to be tried on illegal immigration charges
Italy

Riace mayor ‘Mimmi’ Lucano to be tried on illegal immigration charges

Spain dismantles gang that trafficked underage migrants
Spain

Spain dismantles gang that trafficked underage migrants

More than one in ten Swiss nationals now live abroad
Switzerland

More than one in ten Swiss nationals now live abroad

Italy releases seized migrant rescue ship
Italy

Italy releases seized migrant rescue ship

EU suspends migrant rescue patrols in Med after opposition from Italy
Italy

EU suspends migrant rescue patrols in Med after opposition from Italy

Italian senate votes to save Salvini from prosecution over rescued migrants
Italy

Italian senate votes to save Salvini from prosecution over rescued migrants

Italy releases seized Sea Watch rescue ship
Italy

Italy releases seized Sea Watch rescue ship

From Mauritania to the Jarama valley: Meet Usman, the alternative organic veg farmer
Spain

From Mauritania to the Jarama valley: Meet Usman, the alternative organic veg farmer

Sea Watch migrants to dock in Italy after 7 countries agree to take them in
Italy

Sea Watch migrants to dock in Italy after 7 countries agree to take them in

Netherlands rejects Italy’s call to take in Sea Watch migrants
Italy

Netherlands rejects Italy’s call to take in Sea Watch migrants

Migrant rescue ship allowed into Italian waters amid storm
Italy

Migrant rescue ship allowed into Italian waters amid storm

Italy’s Salvini may face trial for ‘kidnapping’ migrants after all
Italy

Italy’s Salvini may face trial for ‘kidnapping’ migrants after all

Hundreds evicted as Italy closes its second-largest migrant centre
Italy

Hundreds evicted as Italy closes its second-largest migrant centre

‘Italian ports are closed’, Salvini warns migrant rescue ship seeking shelter from storm
Italy

‘Italian ports are closed’, Salvini warns migrant rescue ship seeking shelter from storm

‘Up to Italy’ to decide whether to end EU anti-trafficking operation in the Med
Italy

‘Up to Italy’ to decide whether to end EU anti-trafficking operation in the Med

‘We’ve got to grips with immigration’: Interior Minister on drop in asylum bids
Germany

‘We’ve got to grips with immigration’: Interior Minister on drop in asylum bids

France summons Italian envoy over Africa ‘colonisation’ comments
Italy

France summons Italian envoy over Africa ‘colonisation’ comments

Migrants need better access to health care in Europe: WHO
Denmark

Migrants need better access to health care in Europe: WHO

Germany deported record number of refugees in 2018 to EU countries: report
Germany

Germany deported record number of refugees in 2018 to EU countries: report

Spain stops migrant rescue boat Open Arms from setting sail
Spain

Spain stops migrant rescue boat Open Arms from setting sail

Residents help group of 50 migrants to shore in southern Italy
Italy

Residents help group of 50 migrants to shore in southern Italy

Italian church to host Sea Watch migrants
Italy

Italian church to host Sea Watch migrants

How many people became Swedish citizens last year?
Sweden

How many people became Swedish citizens last year?

How many people got a work permit in Sweden last year?
Sweden

How many people got a work permit in Sweden last year?

Sicilian mayor defies Salvini on residency terms for migrants
Italy

Sicilian mayor defies Salvini on residency terms for migrants

Spanish police capture wanted human trafficker in Niger
Spain

Spanish police capture wanted human trafficker in Niger

Rescue vessel with 300 migrants on board reaches Spain
Spain

Rescue vessel with 300 migrants on board reaches Spain

Spanish PM Sanchez visits troops in Mali as six-year military engagement drags on
Spain

Spanish PM Sanchez visits troops in Mali as six-year military engagement drags on

Spain rescues 400 migrants over start of new year
Spain

Spain rescues 400 migrants over start of new year

Italy to take in some of Sea Watch migrants as part of international deal
Italy

Italy to take in some of Sea Watch migrants as part of international deal

Island exile the latest Danish blow for ‘unwanted’ migrants
Denmark

Island exile the latest Danish blow for ‘unwanted’ migrants

FOCUS: Migrants keep crossing Strait of Gibraltar despite bad weather
Spain

FOCUS: Migrants keep crossing Strait of Gibraltar despite bad weather

UN Migration Pact: Swiss ‘credibility at risk’ says Red Cross chief
Switzerland

UN Migration Pact: Swiss ‘credibility at risk’ says Red Cross chief

18-year-old killed in blaze at migrant tent camp
Italy

18-year-old killed in blaze at migrant tent camp

Spain in talks with Italy and Malta over rescued migrants
Spain

Spain in talks with Italy and Malta over rescued migrants

Spanish fishing vessel ‘left in the lurch’ after rescuing 12 migrants
Spain

Spanish fishing vessel ‘left in the lurch’ after rescuing 12 migrants

UN condemns Italy’s anti-migrant decree and ‘climate of hatred’
Italy

UN condemns Italy’s anti-migrant decree and ‘climate of hatred’

Amnesty International: Sweden lets down vulnerable EU migrants
Sweden

Amnesty International: Sweden lets down vulnerable EU migrants

Swiss backtrack on support for UN migration pact
Switzerland

Swiss backtrack on support for UN migration pact

Merkel defends UN migration pact amid party split on issue
Germany

Merkel defends UN migration pact amid party split on issue

Spanish PM pushes for greater migration cooperation on visit to Morocco
Spain

Spanish PM pushes for greater migration cooperation on visit to Morocco

Thousands rally in Rome over Italy’s ‘anti-migrant’ decree
Italy

Thousands rally in Rome over Italy’s ‘anti-migrant’ decree

Drowned at sea: 13 migrants died over weekend trying to reach Spain
Spain

Drowned at sea: 13 migrants died over weekend trying to reach Spain

Sebastian Kurz rejects UN migration pact
Austria

Sebastian Kurz rejects UN migration pact

Asylum requests hit nine-year low in Switzerland
Switzerland

Asylum requests hit nine-year low in Switzerland

France clears 1,800 UK-bound migrants from Dunkirk camp
France

France clears 1,800 UK-bound migrants from Dunkirk camp

Italy accuses France of trying to dump underage migrants over the border

Italy accuses France of trying to dump underage migrants over the border

Spain returns migrants to Morocco after storming of Melilla enclave
Spain

Spain returns migrants to Morocco after storming of Melilla enclave

‘The image of a victim is not what I want’
Sweden

‘The image of a victim is not what I want’

French police admit taking two migrants over the Italian border ‘by mistake’

French police admit taking two migrants over the Italian border ‘by mistake’

Morocco navy fires on migrant boat crossing to Spain
Spain

Morocco navy fires on migrant boat crossing to Spain

Italy threatens to close airports if Germany starts flying migrants back
Italy

Italy threatens to close airports if Germany starts flying migrants back

Spain and Morocco in talks to repatriate migrant minors
Spain

Spain and Morocco in talks to repatriate migrant minors

New Italian-flagged migrant rescue ship heads into Mediterranean
Italy

New Italian-flagged migrant rescue ship heads into Mediterranean

Child among 11 bodies found after boat carrying migrants to Spain capsized
Spain

Child among 11 bodies found after boat carrying migrants to Spain capsized

Five years on from migrant tragedy, Italian island of Lampedusa seeks to lure back tourists
Italy

Five years on from migrant tragedy, Italian island of Lampedusa seeks to lure back tourists

The East-West divide is diminishing, but differences still remain
Germany

The East-West divide is diminishing, but differences still remain

Switzerland pledges €1.1 billion over 10 years to EU in ‘cohesion’ funds
Switzerland

Switzerland pledges €1.1 billion over 10 years to EU in ‘cohesion’ funds

Swiss police opposed Roman Abramovich residency bid: official
Switzerland

Swiss police opposed Roman Abramovich residency bid: official

FOCUS: Moroccan migrants risk it all to reach Europe
Spain

FOCUS: Moroccan migrants risk it all to reach Europe

Medical age tests on asylum seekers likely to have ‘misclassified’ minors: study
Sweden

Medical age tests on asylum seekers likely to have ‘misclassified’ minors: study

Heiko Maas says Germany wants stronger EU border agency on migration
Germany

Heiko Maas says Germany wants stronger EU border agency on migration

Trump suggested Spain build Sahara wall to stem migrants
Spain

Trump suggested Spain build Sahara wall to stem migrants

Austria leads push for new EU border guard plan
Austria

Austria leads push for new EU border guard plan

Sweden accused of breaking EU law over long residence permit wait times
Sweden

Sweden accused of breaking EU law over long residence permit wait times

Smugglers pave path for migrants from Africa to Europe
Spain

Smugglers pave path for migrants from Africa to Europe

Sweden the best country for global development, new study declares
Sweden

Sweden the best country for global development, new study declares

Luxembourg foreign minister compares Italy’s Matteo Salvini to fascist
Italy

Luxembourg foreign minister compares Italy’s Matteo Salvini to fascist

Austria proposes migrant processing at sea
Austria

Austria proposes migrant processing at sea

OPINION: Swedish language requirements must not be a hurdle for immigrants
Sweden

OPINION: Swedish language requirements must not be a hurdle for immigrants

‘Less tax dodging, more investment in Africa’: Italy slams proposed EU budget
Italy

‘Less tax dodging, more investment in Africa’: Italy slams proposed EU budget

UN condemns Switzerland over deportation of Eritrean torture victim
Switzerland

UN condemns Switzerland over deportation of Eritrean torture victim

UN human rights chief bashes Austrian migration policies
Austria

UN human rights chief bashes Austrian migration policies

Italian foreign minister in Libya for talks with Marshal Haftar
Italy

Italian foreign minister in Libya for talks with Marshal Haftar

Spain restores free healthcare for illegal migrants
Spain

Spain restores free healthcare for illegal migrants

Madrid counts 10,000 unaccompanied minor migrants on Spanish soil
Spain

Madrid counts 10,000 unaccompanied minor migrants on Spanish soil

Thousands protest for and against migrants in divided Chemnitz
Germany

Thousands protest for and against migrants in divided Chemnitz

Salvini ‘exaggerated’ with pledge to repatriate 500,000 migrants says League colleague
Italy

Salvini ‘exaggerated’ with pledge to repatriate 500,000 migrants says League colleague

Police prepare for more Chemnitz protests as details emerge of knife attacker’s criminal past
Germany

Police prepare for more Chemnitz protests as details emerge of knife attacker’s criminal past

Spanish NGO quits Libya migrant rescues over ‘criminalisation’ of aid work
Spain

Spanish NGO quits Libya migrant rescues over ‘criminalisation’ of aid work

Hungary demands answers after Swedish criticism
Sweden

Hungary demands answers after Swedish criticism

Merkel arrives in Senegal on Africa tour aimed at stemming illegal migration
Germany

Merkel arrives in Senegal on Africa tour aimed at stemming illegal migration

Italy asks EU to land rescued migrants at French and Spanish ports instead
Italy

Italy asks EU to land rescued migrants at French and Spanish ports instead

IN PICTURES: Thousands protest in Milan against Salvini-Orban alliance
Italy

IN PICTURES: Thousands protest in Milan against Salvini-Orban alliance

ANALYSIS: Why Italy’s standoff over migrants is a problem for the whole EU
Italy

ANALYSIS: Why Italy’s standoff over migrants is a problem for the whole EU

Italy’s Salvini allies with Hungary on anti-migration manifesto
Italy

Italy’s Salvini allies with Hungary on anti-migration manifesto

Czech PM calls for no illegal migrants in Europe ahead of visit to Italy
Italy

Czech PM calls for no illegal migrants in Europe ahead of visit to Italy

Pensioners could get 10 years tax-free if they move to southern Italy
Italy

Pensioners could get 10 years tax-free if they move to southern Italy

Four suspected people smugglers among migrants rescued by Italian coastguard
Italy

Four suspected people smugglers among migrants rescued by Italian coastguard

Italy lets migrants off stranded boat as deal reached
Italy

Italy lets migrants off stranded boat as deal reached

Sweden’s school law hold-up harming young Afghans
Sweden

Sweden’s school law hold-up harming young Afghans

Migrants who stormed Morocco-Spain border sent back
Spain

Migrants who stormed Morocco-Spain border sent back

‘No one lands in Italy without my permission’: Salvini resists calls to let rescued migrants disembark
Italy

‘No one lands in Italy without my permission’: Salvini resists calls to let rescued migrants disembark

Sicilians bring arancini to port to bid rescued migrants welcome
Italy

Sicilians bring arancini to port to bid rescued migrants welcome

Italy allows children on coastguard ship caught in limbo to disembark
Italy

Italy allows children on coastguard ship caught in limbo to disembark

Migrants storm Morocco-Spain border fence, seven police injured
Spain

Migrants storm Morocco-Spain border fence, seven police injured

Sweden turns down migrants docked in Italy

Sweden turns down migrants docked in Italy

Nearly 200 rescued migrants held aboard Italian coastguard ship docked in Sicily
Italy

Nearly 200 rescued migrants held aboard Italian coastguard ship docked in Sicily

Berlin says Athens agrees to take back migrants and eyes deal with Italy
Italy

Berlin says Athens agrees to take back migrants and eyes deal with Italy

The Sicilian success story tackling ‘myths’ about migration
Italy

The Sicilian success story tackling ‘myths’ about migration

Exhausted migrants on France’s Aquarius bear scars of the past
France

Exhausted migrants on France’s Aquarius bear scars of the past

Give rejected asylum seekers chance to work, Merkel ally says
Germany

Give rejected asylum seekers chance to work, Merkel ally says

Spain and Germany seek EU aid for Morocco over migrants

Spain and Germany seek EU aid for Morocco over migrants

Divisive Aquarius ship resumes migrant rescues off Libya: NGOs
France

Divisive Aquarius ship resumes migrant rescues off Libya: NGOs

This is how a Basque border town is coping with migrant influx en route to France
Spain

This is how a Basque border town is coping with migrant influx en route to France

Five Swiss cantons to extend pilot scheme to offer jobs in agriculture to refugees
Switzerland

Five Swiss cantons to extend pilot scheme to offer jobs in agriculture to refugees

Germany reaches agreement with Spain over returning migrants

Germany reaches agreement with Spain over returning migrants

‘No sign of life’: Germany deports asylum seeker to China by mistake
Germany

‘No sign of life’: Germany deports asylum seeker to China by mistake

Germany hoping for a breakthrough in migration talks with Italy and Greece
Italy

Germany hoping for a breakthrough in migration talks with Italy and Greece

Small country, long reach: How Swiss expats took a slice of home to New Zealand
Switzerland

Small country, long reach: How Swiss expats took a slice of home to New Zealand

Nearly 70,000 EU/EEA citizens migrated to Switzerland for work in the first half of 2018
Switzerland

Nearly 70,000 EU/EEA citizens migrated to Switzerland for work in the first half of 2018

Italy agrees to continue accepting rescued migrants
Italy

Italy agrees to continue accepting rescued migrants

Spanish NGO ship returns home after dramatic migrant rescue
Spain

Spanish NGO ship returns home after dramatic migrant rescue

Italy and Libya reject new EU migrant strategy
Italy

Italy and Libya reject new EU migrant strategy

Italian coastguard staff break silence to express concern over government migrant policy
Italy

Italian coastguard staff break silence to express concern over government migrant policy

Catholic aid organization: Italy urgently needs more migrant carers for the elderly
Italy

Catholic aid organization: Italy urgently needs more migrant carers for the elderly

Wrongfully deported Afghan to return to Germany, says interior ministry
Germany

Wrongfully deported Afghan to return to Germany, says interior ministry

Italy refuses to take in drowned bodies according to Spanish NGO
Italy

Italy refuses to take in drowned bodies according to Spanish NGO

What to do if your work permit renewal is rejected
Sweden

What to do if your work permit renewal is rejected

Italians send postcards to Salvini to protest migrant policy
Italy

Italians send postcards to Salvini to protest migrant policy

450 migrants disembark in Sicily after EU countries agree to take them in
Italy

450 migrants disembark in Sicily after EU countries agree to take them in

Spain saves over 340 migrants at sea, one on truck tyre
Spain

Spain saves over 340 migrants at sea, one on truck tyre

France, Germany, Malta will take 50 rescued migrants each: Italian PM
Italy

France, Germany, Malta will take 50 rescued migrants each: Italian PM

Pro-migrant protests on France-Italy border

Pro-migrant protests on France-Italy border

No firm EU agreement on Austrian proposals for reducing migration
Austria

No firm EU agreement on Austrian proposals for reducing migration

Migrants disembark coast guard ship in Sicily after reports of violence
Italy

Migrants disembark coast guard ship in Sicily after reports of violence

Italy’s interior minister refuses to let migrants on coastguard ship disembark
Italy

Italy’s interior minister refuses to let migrants on coastguard ship disembark

Spain must take in more refugees: Supreme Court orders
Spain

Spain must take in more refugees: Supreme Court orders

Germany aims for migration deal with Italy by end of July

Germany aims for migration deal with Italy by end of July

EU ministers meet in Innsbruck as migration tension continues
Austria

EU ministers meet in Innsbruck as migration tension continues

Italian coast guard ship to arrive in Sicily with 67 migrants aboard
Italy

Italian coast guard ship to arrive in Sicily with 67 migrants aboard

Austria to propose moving asylum requests outside EU
Austria

Austria to propose moving asylum requests outside EU

Three in four Germans say immigration policies are negligently handled
Germany

Three in four Germans say immigration policies are negligently handled

For the first time, Italy prevents a private Italian ship from docking with rescued migrants
Italy

For the first time, Italy prevents a private Italian ship from docking with rescued migrants

Opinion: ‘New EU migrant processing centres must avoid inhumanity of ‘hotspots’ in Greece and Italy’
Italy

Opinion: ‘New EU migrant processing centres must avoid inhumanity of ‘hotspots’ in Greece and Italy’

Swiss teachers expect too little of migrant children: study
Switzerland

Swiss teachers expect too little of migrant children: study

Migrants dreaming of Spain live off Moroccan rubbish dump
Spain

Migrants dreaming of Spain live off Moroccan rubbish dump

Salvini vows to end all migrant arrivals to Italy by boat
Italy

Salvini vows to end all migrant arrivals to Italy by boat

German coalition parties agree tougher policy on migration
Germany

German coalition parties agree tougher policy on migration

Norway’s PM and finance minister in potential clash over EU asylum
Norway

Norway’s PM and finance minister in potential clash over EU asylum

Migration row continues to overshadow Bundestag debates
Germany

Migration row continues to overshadow Bundestag debates

Harder for Denmark to return asylum seekers within EU: report
Denmark

Harder for Denmark to return asylum seekers within EU: report

Nurse jailed after using voodoo threat to traffick women to Germany
Germany

Nurse jailed after using voodoo threat to traffick women to Germany

Migrants have crossed the Mediterranean for centuries – but they used to go from north to south
Italy

Migrants have crossed the Mediterranean for centuries – but they used to go from north to south

Italy to give Libya extra boats to deal with migrant crossings
Italy

Italy to give Libya extra boats to deal with migrant crossings

Italy will close ports to NGO migrant ships ‘all summer’ despite drownings
Italy

Italy will close ports to NGO migrant ships ‘all summer’ despite drownings

Italy claims victory as EU leaders agree on last-minute reforms on migration
Italy

Italy claims victory as EU leaders agree on last-minute reforms on migration

Italy threatens to veto EU statement on migration
Italy

Italy threatens to veto EU statement on migration

Migration could decide Europe’s ‘destiny’, says Merkel
Germany

Migration could decide Europe’s ‘destiny’, says Merkel

France joins Italy’s criticism of NGO migrant rescue ships
Italy

France joins Italy’s criticism of NGO migrant rescue ships

Italy PM held secret meeting with French president in Rome
Italy

Italy PM held secret meeting with French president in Rome

Migrant rescue ship Lifeline to dock in Malta: Italy
Italy

Migrant rescue ship Lifeline to dock in Malta: Italy

Austria sends troops to border for migration response exercises
Austria

Austria sends troops to border for migration response exercises

Italy interior minister heads to Libya amid migrant crisis
Italy

Italy interior minister heads to Libya amid migrant crisis

Italy demands new regulations for migrants at tense EU summit
Italy

Italy demands new regulations for migrants at tense EU summit

Under-fire Merkel says EU summit won’t solve migration issue
Germany

Under-fire Merkel says EU summit won’t solve migration issue

Italy doubles down on anti-migrant stance ahead of EU summit
Italy

Italy doubles down on anti-migrant stance ahead of EU summit

Italy to seize German NGO ships, take in rescued migrants
Italy

Italy to seize German NGO ships, take in rescued migrants

Italy will ‘dare to say no’ to EU on migrants: Matteo Salvini
Italy

Italy will ‘dare to say no’ to EU on migrants: Matteo Salvini

Italy says Spain should take ‘next four’ migrant boats
Italy

Italy says Spain should take ‘next four’ migrant boats

At least 60 migrants drowned in Med boat wreck, survivors tell Italian NGO
Italy

At least 60 migrants drowned in Med boat wreck, survivors tell Italian NGO

Italian coastguard ship brings more than 500 migrants to Sicily
Italy

Italian coastguard ship brings more than 500 migrants to Sicily

Calling all people with Swedish work permit issues
Sweden

Calling all people with Swedish work permit issues

Spain doesn’t rule out sending Aquarius migrants back
Spain

Spain doesn’t rule out sending Aquarius migrants back

Austria’s Kurz says he wants to ward off a new migration ‘catastrophe’
Austria

Austria’s Kurz says he wants to ward off a new migration ‘catastrophe’

What rules apply to migrants rescued at sea?
Italy

What rules apply to migrants rescued at sea?

Italy seeks help from Nato to tackle migrant crisis
Italy

Italy seeks help from Nato to tackle migrant crisis

Swiss police find 16-year-old migrant hidden in truck trailer
Switzerland

Swiss police find 16-year-old migrant hidden in truck trailer

Hundreds of migrants stranded at sea amid standoff between Italy and Malta
Italy

Hundreds of migrants stranded at sea amid standoff between Italy and Malta

Austria wants to ‘resolve the migrant issue’ during its EU presidency
Austria

Austria wants to ‘resolve the migrant issue’ during its EU presidency

Italy calls for tougher reforms of EU’s asylum rules
Italy

Italy calls for tougher reforms of EU’s asylum rules

Switzerland wants to use Facebook to investigate asylum claims
Switzerland

Switzerland wants to use Facebook to investigate asylum claims

Italy cannot be ‘Europe’s refugee camp’: Matteo Salvini
Italy

Italy cannot be ‘Europe’s refugee camp’: Matteo Salvini

Baby ‘Miracle’ born in rescue ship in Med
Italy

Baby ‘Miracle’ born in rescue ship in Med

Five Iranian migrants found drifting off French coast
France

Five Iranian migrants found drifting off French coast

Spain police break up gang kidnapping migrants for ransom
Spain

Spain police break up gang kidnapping migrants for ransom

Defeat again for Sweden in attempt to deport worker over technicality
Sweden

Defeat again for Sweden in attempt to deport worker over technicality

Members’ Forum: should Germany’s foreign population be more political?
Germany

Members’ Forum: should Germany’s foreign population be more political?

‘Germany’s foreign population – it’s time to make your voice heard!’
Germany

‘Germany’s foreign population – it’s time to make your voice heard!’

Migrants stranded in Med by diplomatic standoff arrive in Italy
Italy

Migrants stranded in Med by diplomatic standoff arrive in Italy

Migrants sue Italy for ‘moral reparations’ over abuses by Libya
Italy

Migrants sue Italy for ‘moral reparations’ over abuses by Libya

Sales engineer to be deported from Sweden despite landmark ruling
Sweden

Sales engineer to be deported from Sweden despite landmark ruling

Migrant deportations often hit the wrong people, Merkel ally warns
Germany

Migrant deportations often hit the wrong people, Merkel ally warns

Swedish Social Democrats want to halve refugee numbers
Sweden

Swedish Social Democrats want to halve refugee numbers

The Israeli intellectuals making Berlin more Hebrew than ever before
Germany

The Israeli intellectuals making Berlin more Hebrew than ever before

Five migrants found dead en route to Spain as police arrest 19 smugglers
Spain

Five migrants found dead en route to Spain as police arrest 19 smugglers

Italy’s top court rejects German NGO’s request to release its migrant rescue boat
Italy

Italy’s top court rejects German NGO’s request to release its migrant rescue boat

Germany to accept 10,000 refugees as part of EU-wide programme
Germany

Germany to accept 10,000 refugees as part of EU-wide programme

Italy and its Mediterranean neighbours launch plan to identify migrants lost at sea
Italy

Italy and its Mediterranean neighbours launch plan to identify migrants lost at sea

How Germany’s first African Book Festival is giving voice to questions of migration
Germany

How Germany’s first African Book Festival is giving voice to questions of migration

‘Sweden doesn’t need foreign cleaners’: Finance Minister
Sweden

‘Sweden doesn’t need foreign cleaners’: Finance Minister

Revealed: How many work permits Sweden has granted so far in 2018, and to whom
Sweden

Revealed: How many work permits Sweden has granted so far in 2018, and to whom

Italy ‘unaware’ of migrant resettlement deal announced by Israel
Italy

Italy ‘unaware’ of migrant resettlement deal announced by Israel

Migrants in Israel to resettle in Germany, Italy, Canada: Netanyahu

Migrants in Israel to resettle in Germany, Italy, Canada: Netanyahu

Italy received more asylum requests in 2017 than any other EU country except Germany
Italy

Italy received more asylum requests in 2017 than any other EU country except Germany

Spanish aid group slams Italy for seizing migrant rescue boat
Italy

Spanish aid group slams Italy for seizing migrant rescue boat

Italy seizes NGO boat that refused to take migrants to Libya
Italy

Italy seizes NGO boat that refused to take migrants to Libya

Italy closes Lampedusa migrant centre for renovation after conditions criticized
Italy

Italy closes Lampedusa migrant centre for renovation after conditions criticized

Migrant rescued at sea dies hours after arriving in Italy
Italy

Migrant rescued at sea dies hours after arriving in Italy

German population has grown by two million since 2015 due to immigration
Germany

German population has grown by two million since 2015 due to immigration

Should Swedish employers be asked to compensate deported workers?
Sweden

Should Swedish employers be asked to compensate deported workers?

Italy must act on migration to fight populism: foreign minister
Italy

Italy must act on migration to fight populism: foreign minister

Migrant workers in Calabria protest after woman dies in tent city fire
Italy

Migrant workers in Calabria protest after woman dies in tent city fire

On the frozen mountain migrant trail from Italy to France

On the frozen mountain migrant trail from Italy to France

Sweden increases deportation rate to Morocco
Sweden

Sweden increases deportation rate to Morocco

Austrian far-right orders ‘border protection unit’
Austria

Austrian far-right orders ‘border protection unit’

Baby dies at sea as hundreds seek to cross stormy Mediterranean
Italy

Baby dies at sea as hundreds seek to cross stormy Mediterranean

Italy to send troops to Niger to tackle people trafficking
Italy

Italy to send troops to Niger to tackle people trafficking

1,400 migrants brought to Italy, two bodies recovered after rescue at sea
Italy

1,400 migrants brought to Italy, two bodies recovered after rescue at sea

Migrant electrocuted on top of train from Italy to France

Migrant electrocuted on top of train from Italy to France

Southern EU countries demand united EU policy on migration
Italy

Southern EU countries demand united EU policy on migration

Number of asylum requests in Sweden hits eight-year low
Sweden

Number of asylum requests in Sweden hits eight-year low

More than 80 rescued, dozens missing in Mediterranean boat wreck
Italy

More than 80 rescued, dozens missing in Mediterranean boat wreck

Norway records lowest asylum seeker numbers since 1995
Norway

Norway records lowest asylum seeker numbers since 1995

Denmark asylum applications lowest for ten years: ministry
Denmark

Denmark asylum applications lowest for ten years: ministry

German doctors criticize age tests for refugee minors
Germany

German doctors criticize age tests for refugee minors

Year in review: Italy’s major news stories from 2017
Italy

Year in review: Italy’s major news stories from 2017

Landmark court ruling could stop deportations of foreign workers from Sweden over technicalities
Sweden

Landmark court ruling could stop deportations of foreign workers from Sweden over technicalities

Amnesty International: European governments are ‘complicit’ in abuse of migrants in Libya
Italy

Amnesty International: European governments are ‘complicit’ in abuse of migrants in Libya

Libya, Italy to join forces against people traffickers
Italy

Libya, Italy to join forces against people traffickers

From horror journey of migration to Italian fashion world
Italy

From horror journey of migration to Italian fashion world

Law change aimed at reducing deportations of foreign workers criticized as ‘not enough’
Sweden

Law change aimed at reducing deportations of foreign workers criticized as ‘not enough’

More asylum decisions in Germany compared to rest of EU combined: report
Germany

More asylum decisions in Germany compared to rest of EU combined: report

Italy holds funerals for 26 Nigerian women drowned at sea
Italy

Italy holds funerals for 26 Nigerian women drowned at sea

In depth: Why is Sweden deporting its foreign professionals?
Sweden

In depth: Why is Sweden deporting its foreign professionals?

Why are so many Danish people drawn to Berlin?

Why are so many Danish people drawn to Berlin?

Swedish report calls for some failed asylum seekers to get residency
Sweden

Swedish report calls for some failed asylum seekers to get residency

Fewer asylum seekers expected to arrive in Sweden over coming years: Migration Agency
Sweden

Fewer asylum seekers expected to arrive in Sweden over coming years: Migration Agency

Website that dispels rumours about seeking asylum in Germany set to launch
Germany

Website that dispels rumours about seeking asylum in Germany set to launch

Sharp drop in number of migrants entering Italy by sea
Italy

Sharp drop in number of migrants entering Italy by sea

Nearly 50,000 young people left Italy last year
Italy

Nearly 50,000 young people left Italy last year

Pope urges world to tackle migration crisis with ‘love’
Italy

Pope urges world to tackle migration crisis with ‘love’

Afghan deportation flight takes off despite protest
Sweden

Afghan deportation flight takes off despite protest

German population will grow over coming decades after all, experts reckon
Germany

German population will grow over coming decades after all, experts reckon

Italy marks four years since Lampedusa shipwreck tragedy
Italy

Italy marks four years since Lampedusa shipwreck tragedy

Swiss politician convicted of helping migrants enter illegally
Switzerland

Swiss politician convicted of helping migrants enter illegally

How Italy’s African entrepreneurs are helping to ease migrant pressure
Italy

How Italy’s African entrepreneurs are helping to ease migrant pressure

Italy launches first official migrant integration plan: Five things you need to know
Italy

Italy launches first official migrant integration plan: Five things you need to know

Italy security chiefs meet Libyan military strongman Haftar
Italy

Italy security chiefs meet Libyan military strongman Haftar

How do Muslim immigrants feel about life in Italy?
Italy

How do Muslim immigrants feel about life in Italy?

German NGO urges Italy to release seized migrant rescue boat
Italy

German NGO urges Italy to release seized migrant rescue boat

Lampedusa’s anti-migration mayor says the island is ‘collapsing’
Italy

Lampedusa’s anti-migration mayor says the island is ‘collapsing’

Spike in arrivals of migrants across the Mediterranean to Italy
Italy

Spike in arrivals of migrants across the Mediterranean to Italy

German police bust Portuguese-Nigerian sham marriage ring
Germany

German police bust Portuguese-Nigerian sham marriage ring

Aid group pushes for enquiry into suspected migrant deaths near Morocco
Spain

Aid group pushes for enquiry into suspected migrant deaths near Morocco

Migrant aid group MOAS quits rescue operation in the Mediterranean
Italy

Migrant aid group MOAS quits rescue operation in the Mediterranean

10 things to know about refugees and asylum in Germany
Germany

10 things to know about refugees and asylum in Germany

600 empty buildings identified for migrants displaced by evictions
Italy

600 empty buildings identified for migrants displaced by evictions

Macron hosts African and EU leaders for migration talks
France

Macron hosts African and EU leaders for migration talks

EU and African states agree on Italian plans to curb migration
Italy

EU and African states agree on Italian plans to curb migration

Forced eviction of migrants by police in Rome draws widespread condemnation
Italy

Forced eviction of migrants by police in Rome draws widespread condemnation

Austria strengthens border checks with Italy despite lower migrant arrivals

Austria strengthens border checks with Italy despite lower migrant arrivals

This tiny bird just flew 2,400 km from southern Spain to Sweden at a ‘spectacular’ speed

This tiny bird just flew 2,400 km from southern Spain to Sweden at a ‘spectacular’ speed

Anti migrant boat C-star claims it achieved its mission after plans to refuel in Italy abandoned
Italy

Anti migrant boat C-star claims it achieved its mission after plans to refuel in Italy abandoned

Road to Italy gets tougher for migrants
Italy

Road to Italy gets tougher for migrants

Former spymaster Minniti credited with stalling migration flow
Italy

Former spymaster Minniti credited with stalling migration flow

Reduction in new sea arrivals leaves experts guessing why
Italy

Reduction in new sea arrivals leaves experts guessing why

Italy applauds Libya’s decision on migrant ‘search and rescue’ zone
Italy

Italy applauds Libya’s decision on migrant ‘search and rescue’ zone

Anti-migrant ship ‘did not need’ help from rescue activists
Italy

Anti-migrant ship ‘did not need’ help from rescue activists

Number of migrants reaching Italy down since June
Italy

Number of migrants reaching Italy down since June

Eritrean priest denies Trapani charge of facilitating clandestine migration
Italy

Eritrean priest denies Trapani charge of facilitating clandestine migration

Italy, Malta keep migrant vessel in limbo
Italy

Italy, Malta keep migrant vessel in limbo

UN must lead on Libya, says Italian minister
Italy

UN must lead on Libya, says Italian minister

New results of Sweden’s asylum age assessment tests released
Sweden

New results of Sweden’s asylum age assessment tests released

Star developer to leave Sweden for Berlin after growing tired of deportation fight
Sweden

Star developer to leave Sweden for Berlin after growing tired of deportation fight

Sweden cuts 2017 asylum seeker forecast again, but fewer cases will be processed
Sweden

Sweden cuts 2017 asylum seeker forecast again, but fewer cases will be processed

Austria tells Italy to keep migrants off mainland
Italy

Austria tells Italy to keep migrants off mainland

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Sweden

‘The nightmare is over’: wife’s joy after Swedish court overturns husband’s deportation order

Asylum requests at lowest level for seven years
Switzerland

Asylum requests at lowest level for seven years

What does it mean to be a ‘New Italian’? The question facing a divided Italy
Italy

What does it mean to be a ‘New Italian’? The question facing a divided Italy

Italy delays vote on citizenship rights for children of migrants
Italy

Italy delays vote on citizenship rights for children of migrants

Italians debate whether Italy-born children of migrants should get citizenship
Italy

Italians debate whether Italy-born children of migrants should get citizenship

Italy proposes a pact with Libya to tackle human trafficking
Italy

Italy proposes a pact with Libya to tackle human trafficking

Italian PM criticizes EU nations for failing to share migrant burden
Italy

Italian PM criticizes EU nations for failing to share migrant burden

Newborn baby among latest migrant arrivals to Italy
Italy

Newborn baby among latest migrant arrivals to Italy

Far-right activists have hired a boat to ‘patrol’ the Mediterranean looking for migrants
Italy

Far-right activists have hired a boat to ‘patrol’ the Mediterranean looking for migrants

Ex-PM Renzi says Italy should only take in a ‘fixed number’ of migrants
Italy

Ex-PM Renzi says Italy should only take in a ‘fixed number’ of migrants

‘Italy is not alone’ in tackling migration crisis, EU ministers promise
Italy

‘Italy is not alone’ in tackling migration crisis, EU ministers promise

The EU commission has unveiled a migrant ‘action plan’ for Italy
Italy

The EU commission has unveiled a migrant ‘action plan’ for Italy

‘Are we really the problem?’ Migrant aid groups challenge ministers over response to crisis
Italy

‘Are we really the problem?’ Migrant aid groups challenge ministers over response to crisis

Italy summons Austrian ambassador over threat of border controls

Italy summons Austrian ambassador over threat of border controls

UN warns that Italy cannot handle migrant crisis alone
Italy

UN warns that Italy cannot handle migrant crisis alone

Austria plans to deploy soldiers at Italian border
Italy

Austria plans to deploy soldiers at Italian border

Italy agrees to draw up migrant rescue ‘code of conduct’ with France and Germany
Italy

Italy agrees to draw up migrant rescue ‘code of conduct’ with France and Germany

Italy urges EU ports to take migrants as pressure builds
Italy

Italy urges EU ports to take migrants as pressure builds

UN refugee chief says Italy needs support helping migrants
Italy

UN refugee chief says Italy needs support helping migrants

Talks in Paris on Sunday on Italy’s migrant crisis

Talks in Paris on Sunday on Italy’s migrant crisis

Swiss border police to get reinforcements for busy summer months
Switzerland

Swiss border police to get reinforcements for busy summer months

EU urges Italy not to close ports and offers more funds
Italy

EU urges Italy not to close ports and offers more funds

How the spectre of Yugoslavia looms over EU’s handling of the refugee crisis
Italy

How the spectre of Yugoslavia looms over EU’s handling of the refugee crisis

Italy threatens EU with closure of ports to rescue boats
Italy

Italy threatens EU with closure of ports to rescue boats

Spain rescues more than 200 migrants from Med
Spain

Spain rescues more than 200 migrants from Med

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Sweden

‘I’m pregnant but my husband is being deported from Sweden’

Analysis: Rome mayor’s anti-migrant stance signals a shift to the right for the Five Star Movement
Italy

Analysis: Rome mayor’s anti-migrant stance signals a shift to the right for the Five Star Movement

Italy arrests man suspected of torturing and killing migrants
Italy

Italy arrests man suspected of torturing and killing migrants

Analysis: Are NGOs responsible for the migration crisis in the Mediterranean?
Italy

Analysis: Are NGOs responsible for the migration crisis in the Mediterranean?

On World Refugee Day, 2,000 migrants are feared drowned en route to Italy
Italy

On World Refugee Day, 2,000 migrants are feared drowned en route to Italy

Over 120 migrants feared dead after their inflatable boat sank
Italy

Over 120 migrants feared dead after their inflatable boat sank

‘Give more help to child migrants’, Save the Children tells Italy
Italy

‘Give more help to child migrants’, Save the Children tells Italy

Rome mayor calls for a stop to migrant arrivals to the capital
Italy

Rome mayor calls for a stop to migrant arrivals to the capital

Merkel’s G20-Africa meet aims to reduce poverty, migrant influx
Germany

Merkel’s G20-Africa meet aims to reduce poverty, migrant influx

Italian police bust migrant trafficking ring in Sicily
Italy

Italian police bust migrant trafficking ring in Sicily

Debunking myths about why people migrate across the Mediterranean
Italy

Debunking myths about why people migrate across the Mediterranean

‘We barricaded ourselves in’: Veteran Italian seaman speaks about his experience of the migrant crisis
Italy

‘We barricaded ourselves in’: Veteran Italian seaman speaks about his experience of the migrant crisis

At least 58 people died trying to reach Italy last week
Italy

At least 58 people died trying to reach Italy last week

Sweden to fix rules that lead to deportations over admin slips
Sweden

Sweden to fix rules that lead to deportations over admin slips

At least 30 people have drowned in a new Mediterranean disaster
Italy

At least 30 people have drowned in a new Mediterranean disaster

‘Potential for friction’ as Trump meets other G7 leaders in Taormina
Italy

‘Potential for friction’ as Trump meets other G7 leaders in Taormina

Migrants tell UNHCR of new shipwreck with dozens killed
Italy

Migrants tell UNHCR of new shipwreck with dozens killed

‘They got the wrong man’: Doubts remain over identity of people-trafficking suspect
Italy

‘They got the wrong man’: Doubts remain over identity of people-trafficking suspect

Italy makes deal with Libya, Chad and Niger aimed at cutting down migration
Italy

Italy makes deal with Libya, Chad and Niger aimed at cutting down migration

Libya asks Italy to arm coastguard patrol boats
Italy

Libya asks Italy to arm coastguard patrol boats

Italy calls for police to be deployed on migrant rescue boats
Italy

Italy calls for police to be deployed on migrant rescue boats

Swedish government criticised over deportation of ‘world class’ developer
Sweden

Swedish government criticised over deportation of ‘world class’ developer

Italy gives Libya four patrol boats to help fight illegal immigration
Italy

Italy gives Libya four patrol boats to help fight illegal immigration

Swedish Migration Agency criticized for grilling asylum seekers on their faith
Sweden

Swedish Migration Agency criticized for grilling asylum seekers on their faith

Libyan coastguard intercepts Italy-bound migrant ship after ‘sea duel’
Italy

Libyan coastguard intercepts Italy-bound migrant ship after ‘sea duel’

‘Tide turning’ on Sweden’s attitude to immigration: report
Sweden

‘Tide turning’ on Sweden’s attitude to immigration: report

More asylum seekers detected by Swedish border controls after ID checks end
Sweden

More asylum seekers detected by Swedish border controls after ID checks end

Italian FM backs prosecutor on NGO migrant row
Italy

Italian FM backs prosecutor on NGO migrant row

How Sweden’s asylum approval rate compares to other EU countries
Sweden

How Sweden’s asylum approval rate compares to other EU countries

Swedish government proposes measures to increase deportation success rate
Sweden

Swedish government proposes measures to increase deportation success rate

Explained: What’s going on with Sweden’s migration policy?
Sweden

Explained: What’s going on with Sweden’s migration policy?

Italy has reached an agreement with Libya aimed at curbing migration
Italy

Italy has reached an agreement with Libya aimed at curbing migration

Attacks on migrant homes double in Austria
Austria

Attacks on migrant homes double in Austria

‘Report pizzerias where Danish isn’t spoken’: integration minister
Denmark

‘Report pizzerias where Danish isn’t spoken’: integration minister

Mediterranean interior ministers meet to discuss migration flows
Italy

Mediterranean interior ministers meet to discuss migration flows

OPINION: ‘I worked hard to become a head chef in Sweden. Now I’m being deported unfairly’
Sweden

OPINION: ‘I worked hard to become a head chef in Sweden. Now I’m being deported unfairly’

Italy brings in new tax breaks to attract wealthy foreigners
Italy

Italy brings in new tax breaks to attract wealthy foreigners

Swedish police fear for undocumented immigrants
Sweden

Swedish police fear for undocumented immigrants

Merkel announces new migration deal on trip to Tunisia
Germany

Merkel announces new migration deal on trip to Tunisia

Swedish PM seeks to cut inflow of foreign workers
Sweden

Swedish PM seeks to cut inflow of foreign workers

Employer fights to keep Syrian tech star despite deportation threat
Sweden

Employer fights to keep Syrian tech star despite deportation threat

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