Immigration in Finland -- Asylum seekers

 

Opposition SDP chair: Seeking a better life abroad "not wrong", YLE News, 15 September 2018

Interior Minister: Asylum seekers should apply for and accept work, YLE News, 14 September 2018

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 14 September 2018

Iraq to issue passports to asylum applicants in Finland, YLE News, 12 September 2018

Finland rules out Kabul as refuge for Afghan families with children, YLE News, 12 September 2018

Finland moves to cap "infinite renewal" asylum applications, YLE News, 11 September 2018

Finnish immigration authorities suspend Afghan asylum decisions, YLE News, 4 September 2018

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 4 September 2018

Yle analysis disproves PM's claim that most asylum seekers are economic migrants, YLE News, 3 September 2018

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 3 September 2018

Interior Ministry bows to pressure, orders independent study of Finnish Immigration Service, YLE News, 1 September 2018

PM Sipilä: Quota refugee and development aid increases on the horizon, YLE News, 1 September 2018

Finns Party seeks to "take care of only Finnish citizens", YLE News, 1 September 2018

Amnesty urges Finland to stop deportations to Afghanistan, YLE News, 29 August 2018

NGO honours refugee activists from Iraq, Afghanistan, YLE News, 24 April 2018

Mykkänen rejects calls to detain asylum seekers awaiting deportation by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 24 April 2018

Mykkänen: Finland to assess asylum system after French court cancels return by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 20 April 2018

Revamped temporary EU travel document to boost deportations from Finland, YLE News, 10 April 2018

Police: Almost half of planned asylum seeker removals are called off by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 4 April 2018

Data show women, certain nationalities more likely to be granted Finnish residence permits, YLE News, 3 April 2018

Finnish government sends accelerated deportations bill to Parliament, YLE News, 29 March 2018

Researchers: Tougher asylum decisions due to suspicion, not legal reform, YLE News, 22 March 2018

UNICEF rebukes Finland over treatment of asylum-seeking children, YLE News, 20 March 2018

Non-Discrimination Ombudsman doubles down on repatriation monitoring, YLE News, 17 March 2018

Finnish politicians wary of EU asylum seeker distribution plan, YLE News, 16 March 2018

Mykkänen: “We can't have residence-based benefits and free immigration” by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 15 March 2018

‘Happy Immigrants' Boost Finland To Top Of World Happiness Index, News Now Finland, 14 March 2018

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 18 May 2017

Record migration wave into Finland, YLE News,17 May 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 16 May 2017

Record numbers receive Finnish citizenship in 2016, YLE News, 12 May 2017

Court rules in favour of asylum seekers fighting deportation, YLE News, 5 May 2017

Report: Immigration Service circulates model negative asylum decisions for "assembly line" use, YLE News, 4 May 2017

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

 

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