Immigration in Finland -- Asylum seekers

 

Drowned asylum seeker child, civil war execution special coins spark online fury, YLE News, 25 April 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 25 April 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 25 April 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 24 April 2017

Ex-president Halonen: Forced returns to dangerous countries must end, YLE News, 22 April 2017

Officials face nearly 9,000 asylum appeals, rise in decisions referred for review, YLE News, 21 April 2017

Finland has a nascent ‘jihadist underworld' by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 17 April 2017

Risikko: Finland should raise refugee quota by 40% by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 14 April 2017

Finland's history of forced returns: Deporting conscientious objectors and a sedated family, YLE News, 13 April 2017

"Now the work begins" – New migrant-background councillors reflect on their election wins, YLE News, 12 April 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 7 April 2017

Migrant candidates face racism, death threats in local election campaign, YLE News, 5 April 2017

Interior Minister: No children or pregnant women deported this week – but they could be in future, YLE News, 5 April 2017

Finland has organised three dozen removal flights since last year by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 April 2017

Finland must stick to its position on asylum decisions, stresses Soini by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 April 2017

Hundreds protest Afghan deportations in Helsinki, YLE News, 4 April 2017

Activists and policy-makers protest after Finland returns asylum seekers to Afghanistan by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 4 April 2017

Finland to take action against illegal immigration – revoke residence permits of foreign fighters by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 4 April 2017

by Dan Anderson, Helsinki Times, 24 March 2017

Police probe apparent arson at asylum seekers' camp, YLE News, 24 March 2017

Thousands in queue for residence permits - up to 300 applicants daily, YLE News, 23 March 2017

More than a thousand asylum seekers housed in 2017 so far, YLE News, 22 March 2017

by Dan Anderson, Helsinki Times, 22 March 2017

Finnish Red Cross: “We Want to Put a Stop to Discriminative Behavior” by Georgie Gaskin, Finland Today, 21 March 2017

The Majority of Respondents in a Survey Feel That Refugees Threaten Internal Security, Finland Today, 21 March 2017

Asylum seeker gassed in Helsinki, perpetrator at large, YLE News, 20 March 2017

Helsinki's immigration unit hit by staff shortage by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 16 March 2017

Immigration Service: More suicides by asylum seekers than previously reported, YLE News, 15 March 2017

Iranian economist and Afghan dentist crowned Refugees of the Year, YLE News, 11 March 2017

Thousands gathered to support asylum seekers at Helsinki's Railway Square, YLE News, 11 March 2017

Monitors of forced asylum-seeker returns witness strong emotions, question rejection criteria, YLE News, 3 March 2017

Migri chief: Asylum rejections are fair, staff is competent, YLE News, 2 March 2017

Asylum seekers continue fight against "flawed asylum process", YLE News, 28 February 2017

Study: Immigrant voters not getting enough election information, YLE News, 28 February 2017

Migri: 11 reception centres to shut down by late August by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 24 February 2017

Public assistance for undocumented immigrants in need - at least in Helsinki, YLE News, 23 February 2017

Amnesty: Finland's family reunification requirements are unreasonable by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 23 February 2017

More reception centres close as migration to Finland dwindles, YLE News, 22 February 2017

Aki Kaurismaki probes Finland's asylum system, The Economist, 20 February 2017

Refugee assistance NGO chief concerned about Finland's deportations, YLE News, 20 February 2017

Aki Kaurismäki wins best director for "The Other Side of Hope", YLE News, 19 February 2017

Berlin: Aki Kaurismaki Wins Best Director for 'The Other Side of Hope' by Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reprter, 18 February 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 16 February 2017

Report: State subsidy should extend to all integration language teaching, YLE News, 15 February 2017

Cult Finnish director calls for compassion for migrants by Deborah Cole with Anne Kauranen, AFP, Yahoo! News, 14 February 2017

'The Other Side of Hope' ('Toivon tuolla puolen'): Film Review | Berlin 2017 by David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 February 2017

The Other Side of Hope review – Syrian refugee story honours Aki Kaurismäki's legacy by Ryan Gilbey, The Guardian, 14 February 2017

Researcher: Underage asylum seekers opportunity, not threat, YLE News, 11 February 2017

Foster homes sought for child refugees, YLE News, 8 February 2017

Central Finland town recognised for embracing asylum seekers, YLE News, 5 February 2017

Undocumented migrants to be charged for medical services, YLE News, 31 January 2017

Palestinian teacher prize winner praises Helsinki school integration efforts, YLE News, 29 January 2017

Forced returns doubled last year, YLE News, 27 January 2017

Finland focusing on the plight of Syrian women and girls, YLE News, 23 January 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 18 January 2017

Iraq refuses to accept forced returns from Finland, negotiations to continue, YLE News, 16 January 2017

Police Commissioner: Hate crimes in rapid rise, YLE News, 13 January 2017

International ski school offers free lessons to immigrant children, YLE News, 10 January 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 6 January 2017

Nerg: Finnish authorities concerned about security risk posed by illegal immigrants by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 4 January 2017

Asylum applications in Finland plunged in 2016, YLE News, 2 January 2017

State to pay for undocumented aliens' basic care and subsistence, YLE News, 17 December 2016

Dozens of claims of mistreatment from asylum seekers, YLE News, 14 December 2016

Immigration agency becomes 'one-stop shop', YLE News, 8 December 2016

Hundreds of asylum applicants protest deportations in Helsinki, YLE News, 3 December 2016

Finnish police carrying out forced returns of rejected Iraqi asylum seekers, YLE News, 2 December 2016

Asylum seekers gain a toehold in Finnish job market YLE News, 29 November 2016

Interior Minister: Finland shouldn't pay income support to undocumented migrants, YLE News, 25 November 2016

Court ruling forces immigration officials to relax asylum policy for Mosul Iraqis, YLE News, 24 November 2016

Students in small town counter hostile stigma with message of peace, YLE News, 23 November 2016

Helsinki churches begin drive to shelter undocumented migrants, YLE News, 21 November 2016

Migri to update security assessments for Iraq, Somalia, and Afghanistan, YLE News, 19 November 2016

Kauniainen residents move to block underage asylum seeker reception centre, YLE News, 4 November 2016

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 31 October 2016

With regional jobless rate at 26%, foreigners still face uphill struggle finding work, YLE News, 30 October 2016

Iraqi mother and child denied leave to appeal by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 27 October 2016

Government earmarks additional €38M for costs arising from immigration by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 26 October 2016

Foreign nationals suspects in one-fifth of sexual offenses, YLE News, 26 October 2016

Investors look to profit from quicker integration of immigrants, YLE News, 25 October 2016

More money for asylum seekers, farmers and job-seekers in extra budget, YLE News, 25 October 2016

Finland supports measures to stop unauthorised movement of asylum seekers by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 25 October 2016

Supreme Administrative Court torpedoes deportation appeal for Iraqi mother and child, YLE News, 24 October 2016

Police launch investigation into Finnish-Syrian aid worker, YLE News, 21 October 2016

A story too good to be true – The toy smuggler of Aleppo's jihadist connections, made-up stories and an orphan project run aground by Maria Manner and Paavo Teittinen, Helsingin Sanomat, 21 October 2016 (text and video)

“Today Is One of the Heaviest Days of My Life” by Cathy Breen, ZNet, 21 October 2016

Handicapped Iraqi denied asylum twice, YLE News, 10 October 2016

Thousands of denied asylum-seekers to be turned away – Interior Ministry assures sufficient resources, YLE News, 9 October 2016

Iltalehti poll: Finns would accept fewer asylum seekers, but ban extremist right-wing groups, YLE News, 8 October 2016

Report: More males than females granted asylum in Finland in 2015, YLE News, 5 October 2016

Interior Minister: Afghan repatriation linked to EU aid, YLE News, 5 October 2016

Parishes prepared to help people denied asylum, YLE News, 1 October 2016

Before tougher policies, Finland ranked below European average for negative asylum decisions, YLE News, 1 October 2016

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 29 September 2016

Govt to set up special facilities for asylum seeker risk cases, YLE News, 29 September 2016

Finns march against racism and violent extreme right by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 28 September 2016

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 28 September 2016

Red Cross: E-applications won't solve family reunification difficulties, YLE News, 28 September 2016

Immigrant-background children barred from school trip to nuclear waste dump, YLE News, 28 September 2016

Mental health NGO: Rash of suicide attempts at asylum seeker reception centres, YLE News, 27 September 2016

Government Tightens the Noose Around Extremist Organizations by Tony Öhberg, Finland Today, 27 September 2016

Government to take stronger action against violent extremist groups, YLE News, 26 September 2016

Researcher: Political leadership remiss in reaction to fatal assault, YLE News, 25 September 2016

Finns protest against racism after man assaulted at neo-Nazi rally dies by Reuters, The Guardian, 25 September 2016

Finland: Tens of thousands march in anti-racism rallies by News Agencies, Al Jazeera, 24 September 2016

PM Sipilä at anti-racism protest: Laws against far-right groups in the works, YLE News, 24 September 2016

Fifth of Helsinki region children now of foreign origin, YLE News, 23 September 2016

Ps sign up for initiative to ban 'organised racism', YLE News, 23 September 2016

Skills Center Speeds Up Immigrants' Entry to Work, Finland Today, 22 September 2016

President Niinistö in New York: Responsible Migration Is a Resource We Cannot Afford To Waste, Finland Today, 20 September 2016

Legislative change may be needed to weed out acts of hate, says Sipilä by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 20 September 2016

Police report rise in hate crimes; vast majority racist in nature, YLE News, 20 September 2016

President calls for application of existing laws to quash extremist groups, YLE News, 19 September 2016

Growin backlog in family reunification cases, YLE News, 19 September 2016

“Why would we not criminalise organised racism?” asks legal expert by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 19 September 2016

Asylum seekers face high hurdles to rent flat in Helsinki area, YLE News, 19 September 2016

Government Cuts the Budget of Receiving Refugees in Half – 10,000 Refugees Expected to Come To Finland Next Year, Finland Today, 16 September 2016

Differences Between The Employment of Different Immigrant Groups Are Large in Finland, A Study Reveals, Finland Today, 15 September 2016

Parliament Rejects the Citizens’ Initiative of Amending the Law On Deportations of Foreigners, Finland Today, 14 September 2016

Underage asylum seekers kept waiting for decisions, YLE News, 14 September 2016

Report: Huge gender pay gap among migrants, YLE News, 14 September 2016

Government aiming to accelerate deportations for serious crimes, YLE News, 12 September 2016

Asylum seekers protest in Helsinki against Finland's tightened policy by Tuomas Forsell and Jussi Rosendahl, Reuters, 8 September 2016

Finland had to toughen its asylum policy, says director general at Migri by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 8 September 2016

Yle poll: Social Democrats hot on heels of Centre Party, YLE News, 8 September 2016

Interior Minister: Finland to discontinue temporary border policy with Russia, YLE News, 7 September 2016

HS: Lack of time affecting quality of asylum decisions by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 6 September 2016

Helsingin Sanomat article on the Finnish Immigration Service sheds light on an institution distanced from human rights and Nordic values by Enrique Tessieri, Migrant Tales, 5 September 2016

Migri intends to catch up on asylum application backlog by year-end by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 September 2016

PM: Flawed asylum decisions will be addressed in court, YLE News, 4 September 2016

Finland to close most asylum seekers' reception centres by late 2017, YLE News, 2 September 2016

Does Finland favour female asylum seekers? YLE News, 31 August 2016

Undocumented migrants legally eligible for income support, still get refused, YLE News, 31 August 2016

Security police boss weighs in on immigrant-related tension after Forssa brawl, YLE News, 27 August 2016

Migrants And Native Finns Clash At a Refugee Center in Forssa – Baseball Bats and Iron Pipes Involved by Editorial Team, Finland Today, 25 August 2016

Almost 8,000 asylum seekers have left Finland, confirms Migri by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 18 August 2016

Stricter asylum requirements take effect: 77 percent of Iraqi applications refused in June, YLE News, 18 July 2016

New immigrants face difficulties finding housing, YLE News, 15 July 2016

Immigration officials: Yes you can hire asylum seekers, as long as you do it right, YLE News, 9 July 2016

Kauhava reception centre head quits over "shoddy" treatment of asylum seekers, YLE News, 7 July 2016

Helsinki mall welcomes Muslim consumers with Eid festivities, YLE News, 6 July 2016

Foreign Ministry to outsource Syrian, Iraqi family reunification application processing, YLE News, 5 July 2016

Municipalities accept just one-third of migrant teens, YLE News, 3 July 2016

Red Cross asylum seeker work practice programme set to expand, YLE News, 29 June 2016

Asylum seeker traffic dries up at Lapland border crossings, YLE News, 28 June 2016

Rent incentive encourages asylum recipients to settle near reception centres, YLE News, 27 June 2016

Expert criticises “panic-induced” family reunification law changes, YLE News, 27 June 2016

Yle survey: Suicide attempts in nearly half of reception centres, YLE News, 27 June 2016

Parliament passes tougher family reunification rules, YLE News, 22 June 2016

Underground network takes to hiding rejected asylum seekers in their homes, YLE News, 20 June 2016

Thousands more homes needed as refugee housing shortage bites, YLE News, 19 June 2016

Migri dispels misconceptions about income requirements by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 19 June 2016

Interior Ministry ups asylum target to 1,000 decisions a week, YLE News, 19 June 2016

Deportation of mother and three-year-old daughter on hold after ruling by Supreme Administrative Court by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 8 June 2016

How asylum seekers could help ease Finland's tech skills shortage by Jon Henley, The Guardian, 7 June 2016

Migri filing report on Iraqi mother-child deportation case, YLE News, 6 June 2016

Interior Minister calls for probe over decision to deport Iraqi mother – father and baby to stay in Finland, YLE News, 5 June 2016

Proportion of rejected asylum claims doubles, YLE News, 4 June 2016

Refugee worker compares best practices in Finland and Sweden, YLE News, 29 May 2016

Just over 6% of unaccompanied minors granted asylum to date, most applications still pending, YLE News, 27 May 2016

Immigration officials concerned about missing underage asylum seekers, YLE News, 24 May 2016

Interior Minister defends official view of Iraq as safe for returnees, YLE News, 20 May 2016

Government wants 230mn euros more for asylum seekers, YLE News, 19 May 2016

Helsinki works with startup training asylum seekers to ease coder crunch, YLE News, 19 May 2016

Finland says Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia now safe, tightens residence permit requirements, YLE News, 17 May 2016

Government weighs response to EU asylum quota plan, YLE News, 10 May 2016

Govt's six-point integration plan stresses education, language skills, jobs for migrants, YLE News, 3 May 2016

Education and Culture Ministry launches campaign to combat racism, hate speech, YLE News, 2 May 2016

Only 25% of applicants have won asylum in Finland by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 22 April 2016

Finland suspends asylum seeker returns to Hungary following higher court ruling, YLE News, 21 April 2016

Finland calls for EU quota system for when migration hits crisis levels, YLE News, 20 April 2016

Lapland border officials turn away first would-be entrants at Finnish-Russian crossing, YLE News, 20 April 2016

New asylum claims down to pre-2015 levels, figures show, YLE News, 19 April 2016

Nagu reception centre closes – Many leave, some stay, YLE News, 17 April 2016

Niinistö dismisses criticism of border agreement with Russia by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 14 April 2016

President Niinistö: Finland wanted border deal, not Russia, YLE News, 13 April 2016

Religious leaders: Right to family reunification is not reserved only for native population by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 11 April 2016

Third-country crossing restriction comes into force at Finnish-Russian border, YLE News, 10 April 2016

Municipalities balk at placements, thousands of asylum recipients still without a home, YLE News, 9 April 2016

Kurdish and Rwandan entrepreneurs honoured as refugees of the year, YLE News, 7 April 2016

First Syrian refugees resettled from Turkey to Finland, YLE News, 4 April 2016

Helsinki launches new work-based plan to integrate immigrants, YLE News, 2 April 2016

Decrease in asylum seekers, YLE News, 28 March 2016

Finland and Russia made two agreements on cross-border traffic by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 25 March 2016

Putin vows to restrict asylum seekers' flow into Finnish Lapland, YLE News, 22 March 2016

Srvey: 7% of asylum seekers are illiterate, 16% are highly educated by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 22 March 2016

Study: More than 25% of asylum seekers have higher education, YLE News, 21 March 2016

Finnish refugee documentary wins film awards, YLE News, 14 March 2016

Refugees face added hurdle in migration to the capital, YLE News, 8 March 2016

Police polled: Asylum-seeker crisis serious threat to Finnish security, YLE News, 6 March 2016

Flow of asylum seekers to Lapland comes to halt by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 4 March 2016

Multiculturalism: The Finnish edition by Kenan Malik, Pandaemonium, 3 March 2016

Police: Xenophobic street patrols unwelcome in Mikkeli, YLE News, 3 March 2016

Finland aims to expand training ops in Iraq, YLE News, 3 March 2016

Orpo: Nordic cooperation in returning rejected asylum seekers, YLE News, 3 March 2016

Asylum seekers' job hunt delayed by long queues, YLE News, 1 March 2016

Orpo: Putin's statement on refugee flows a promising sign by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 29 February 2016

Safe Passage supporters march in Helsinki to “defend human dignity”, YLE News, 28 February 2016

Employment Minister: Educating and then repatriating migrants is development aid, YLE News, 27 February 2016

Migrant info soon gathered with app, YLE News, 25 February 2016

Amnesty slams Finland for violence against women, detention of under-age migrants by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 24 February 2016

Top official doubts large numbers of refugees will transit Russia, YLE News, 24 February 2016

Flow of asylum seekers a way for Russia to test Finland, says Minister of Defence by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 20 February 2016

Finland must develop its immigration and integration policies, researchers state by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 20 February 2016

Local govts may provide primary education for adult refugees, YLE News, 20 February 2016

Iraqi 'refugees' who left Finland because they didn't like the weather kiss the ground as they return to their home country by Corey Charlton, Mail Online, 19 February 2016

Finland flies 103 former asylum seekers to Iraq, YLE News, 18 February 2016

Broad MP pushback against tighter family reunification rules for Finns, YLE News, 15 February 2016

Soldiers of Odin registers as NGO, warns Loldiers against using spoof name, YLE News, 15 February 2016

Niinistö: “Asylum seekers should not have the right to choose” by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 15 February 2016

Officials see signs of hybrid warfare in migrant crisis, YLE News, 14 February 2016

Finland suspends asylum seeker repatriations to Hungary, YLE News, 14 February 2016

Red Cross friendship programme connects people, YLE News, 14 February 2016

Voluntary migrant returnees may fly out next week, YLE News, 13 February 2016

Income requirements for bringing family members to Finland to also apply to Finnish citizens by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 13 February 2016

Finns Party: No extra cuts over migrant crisis, YLE News, 13 February 2016

Asylum seekers' drivers unpunished – applied for asylum, too, YLE News, 13 February 2016

Medvedev: Russia won't send "excessive numbers" of asylum seekers to Finland, YLE News, 12 February 2016

Thousands of Iraqi migrants ask to be flown BACK to Iraq from Finland because they don't like the country and it's ‘too cold' for them by Tom Wyke, Mail Online, 12 February 2016

Immigration Service tightens oversight of private reception centres amid complaints, YLE News, 12 February 2016

Interior Minister rejects Finns Party MEP's claim that majority will be granted asylum, YLE News, 12 February 2016

Finland deports record number in 2015, YLE News, 11 February 2016

Defence Minister: Up to one million migrants could leave Russia, YLE News, 11 February 2016

Ministry plans transfer of asylum recipients to regions with labour shortages, YLE News, 10 February 2016

PM Sipilä: Many asylum seekers "have fled conditions we can’t even imagine", YLE News, 9 February 2016

Reports of aggressive begging down, status of Roma dismal, YLE News, 8 February 2016

Here is why Finland’s plan to take more quota refugees is unwise by Alexis Kouros, Helsinki Times, 7 February 2016

PM willing to raise refugee quota, FM says Turkey should take the lead, YLE News, 7 February 2016

President opens charity drive, reiterates “only those fleeing real distress can be helped”, YLE News, 7 February 2016

Niinistö slams debate culture in Finland by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 February 2016

Immigration Service to close five more asylum seeker reception centres, YLE News, 5 February 2016

Govt proposes security guards for reception centres, YLE News, 5 February 2016

Nazi daggers, SS hats and a hangman's noose: On night patrol with the 'Soldiers of Odin', neo-Nazi led vigilantes vowing to 'keep Europe's women safe from migrant sex attacks' by Jake Wallis Simons, Mail Online, 4 February 2016

Finland's president says migrants are threatening Western values and many are not fleeing danger but just looking for an easier life by Simon Tomlinson, Mail Online, 4 February 2016

Opinion: Born in Finland, still a foreigner by Nadja Mikonen, YLE News, 4 February 2016

President Niinistö: Migrants pose challenge to western values, YLE News, 3 February 2016

Finnish PM drops promise to let refugees use his home by Reuters, The Guardian, 2 February 2016

More than 500 asylum seekers from Russia in January, YLE News, 1 February 2016

Nearly 3,000 asylum seekers have voluntarily left Finland, YLE News, 28 January 2016

Finland expects to receive 30,000 family reunification applications by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 28 January 2016

EU pays most asylum seekers' reception costs in northern Finland, YLE News, 27 January 2016

Orpo: Russia and Finland to step up border cooperation, YLE News, 27 January 2016

NGOs: Russia should not prevent asylum seekers from entering Finland, YLE News, 26 January 2016

Iraqi asylum seeker lends a hand: The story of Ali and Linnéa, YLE News, 25 January 2016

Russian, Finnish interior ministers meet amid rising border worries, YLE News, 25 January 2016

Russian border guard to STT: Russian security service behind northeast asylum traffic, YLE News, 24 January 2016

‘Refugees are warm, emotional people. There’s a lot we can learn’ by Giles Duley, The Observer, 23 January 2016

Two Loldiers of Odin clowns arrested in Tampere during anti-immigrant parade, YLE News, 23 January 2016

Iraqis continue to withdraw asylum applications by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 23 January 2016

Immigration service refuses nearly half of 2015 asylum applications, YLE News, 22 January 2016

Over 70% of Finns are concerned about influx of asylum seekers by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 22 January 2016

Teaching migrants how to behave by Emma Jane Kirby, BBC News, 22 January 2016

Finnish interior minister warns EU against scrapping Dublin rule, YLE News, 20 January 2016

Helsinki Police: Extent and nature of sexual harassment on New Year's Eve was exceptional by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 20 January 2016

Volunteers welcome at asylum seeker reception centres, YLE News, 20 January 2016

President concerned about asylum seekers' possible links with people smugglers, YLE News, 20 January 2016

People in Finland have found a brilliant way to disrupt 'anti-immigrant patrols' by Bethan McKernan, Independent, 19 January 2016

Finland's teachers: Concentrating immigrants in the same areas creates problems, YLE News, 18 January 2016

Loldiers of Odin: Clowns spoof street patrols in Tampere, YLE News, 17 January 2016

Coalition govt's views on street patrols differ, YLE News, 13 January 2016

Political youth wings launch campaign against anti-immigrant websites, 12 January 2016

Gender equality ombudsman: Sexual harrassment not a new phenomenon, YLE News, 11 January 2016

Refugees Welcome charity facilitates rooms for asylum seekers in Finnish homes, YLE News, 10 January 2016

Sexual harassment topic ignites social media debate, YLE News, 9 January 2016

Helsinki police chief: Civilian street patrols unnecessary, YLE News, 9 January 2016

Asylum seekers in the north claim threats and swindles by smugglers, YLE News, 9 January 2016

Police chief: Different perspectives behind mixed messages on New Year's Eve crime, YLE News, 8 January 2016

Orpo: Street patrols are associated with features that don't promote public safety by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 6 January 2016

Orpo disappointed by police chief's street patrol comments, YLE News, 6 January 2016

Identity checks in Denmark and Sweden to stem flow of migrants to Finland by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 January 2016

Finland: No impact from Nordic border controls; eyes on Russian frontier, YLE News, 4 January 2016

Niinistö: “Immigration can never mean that our core values are questioned” by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 4 January 2016

Interior Ministry: Undocumented asylum seekers face 'extremely difficult' journey to Finland, YLE News, 2 January 2016

Total of 32,478 asylum-seekers in 2015, YLE News, 1 January 2016

President Niinistö addresses migrant crisis in New Year's speech, YLE News, 1 January 2016

 

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