Immigration in Finland -- Asylum seekers

 

Sipilä: Islam's growing presence a challenge for Finland, Europe by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 23 November 2017

Helsinki City Board votes to increase rights of undocumented immigrants by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 22 November 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 17 November 2017

Finnish court blocks deportation of Kurdish men facing Turkish prison, YLE News, 9 November 2017

Finland to deport Thai teen despite appeals from parents, Finnish stepfather, YLE News, 30 October 2017

Finnish Pentecostal churches ramp up conversions among asylum seekers, YLE News, 23 October 2017

New law in works to help Finland track land purchases by foreigners, YLE News, 20 October 2017

"Finland fears no one," Finnish FM Soini tells Russian paper, YLE News, 20 October 2017

Proposal to ease recruitment of foreign workers riles Finland's unions, YLE News, 14 October 2017

Prosecutor General alarmed by growing hate speech: "Driving victims into a corner", YLE News, 14 October 2017

Undocumented migrants are hopeless and desperate - "They beg us to help", YLE News, 11 October 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 9 October 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 9 October 2017

Migri to forcibly return Thai teen to absentee father in messy custody case, YLE News, 5 October 2017

Prepaid cards making life and work easier for asylum seekers in Finland, YLE News, 4 October 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 2 October 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 27 September 2017

Assistance for Voluntary Return to Afghanistan, North Korea, Somalia . . . Will Increase on Monday, Finland Today, 25 September 2017

Greens: Refugee quota should be increased to at least 2,500, YLE News, 24 September 2017

Terho: “The asylum system must not be used to make millions in profit” by Dan Anderson, Helsinki Times, 13 September 2017

by Dan Anderson, Helsinki Times, 12 September 2017

Finnish-Syrian ”toy smuggler” suspected of pocketing fundraiser money, YLE News, 9 September 2017

Finnish police enlist late night charter flight for Afghan deportations, YLE News, 7 September 2017

Finnish priests worry about deportation of converted Christians, YLE News, 7 September 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 7 September 2017

Open Arms: Finland Indulging Daesh Defectors With Increased Social Benefits, Sputnik, 5 September 2017

Growing old as a migrant in Finland: "I feel like I’m driving half blind", YLE News, 5 September 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 September 2017

Despite Jyväskylä protests, police start deportation of Afghan family, YLE News, 4 September 2017

Sipilä: "It should be clear what constitutes criminal assistance of undocumented migrants", YLE News, 3 September 2017

Helping or hiding? Government's plan to criminalise hosting of undocumented migrants raises questions, YLE News, 1 September 2017

Study: Men with Arabic-sounding names have much harder time renting flats in Finland, YLE News, 31 August 2017

After Turku attack, Finnish cabinet aims to rewrite citizenship and aliens laws, YLE News, 31 August 2017

Risikko tells YLE that 5,300 asylum seekers have disappeared in Finland by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 25 August 2017

HS: Immigrants face increased hostility after stabbings in Turku by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 24 August 2017

Immigration boosts Finnish population to 5.5 million, YLE News, 24 August 2017

President Niinistö: Security shaken, but closing borders leads to isolation, YLE News, 22 August 2017

HS: Finland's legal aid reform eroding legal protection of asylum seekers by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 31 July 2017

HS: Big problems with legal services for asylum seekers, YLE News, 29 July 2017

Hundreds of asylum seekers in Finland converting from Islam to Christianity, YLE News, 27 July 2017

Biaudet calls for review of asylum procedures of Migri by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 27 July 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 25 July 2017

Undocumented: Rejected asylum seekers caught between workplace exploitation and deportation, YLE News, 18 July 2017

Risikko reiterates call for raising refugee quota by 40% by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 14 July 2017

by Dan Anderson, Helsinki Times, 13 July 2017

Finland in top 10 of best countries to be an immigrant by Nicole Berglund, Helsinki Times, 13 July 2017

Helsinki court overrules objections to home for underage asylum seekers in upscale Kauniainen, YLE News, 13 July 2017

More than 5,000 asylum seekers "missing" from Finnish reception centres, YLE News, 9 July 2017

Finnish Red Cross official says Finland "rushed" to shutter asylum seeker reception centres, YLE News, 7 July 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 July 2017

Helsinki Airport protests over Afghan deportation flight, YLE News, 4 July 2017

Police dismantle Railway Station demo camp, YLE News, 30 June 2017

Deportation cancelled after protests at Helsinki Airport, YLE News, 27 June 2017

Finland to deport Turkish Kurds facing prison terms in home country, YLE News, 27 June 2017

Helsinki police shut down anti-immigration protesters' camp over security concerns, YLE News, 26 June 2017

Daily: Former Labour Minister's aide demands funding cuts to immigrant NGOs, YLE News, 26 June 2017

Finnish citizens given universal basic income report lower stress levels and greater incentive to work by Ben Chapman, Independent, 22 June 2017

Amnesty International's push for larger refugee quotas by Nicole Berglund, Helsinki Times, 21 June 2017

Interior Ministry official urges municipalities to take in refugee minors, YLE News, 19 June 2017

Deputy Ombudsman condemns treatment of children in family reunification interviews, YLE News, 16 June 2017

Security police raises Finland's terrorist threat level to 'elevated', YLE News, 14 June 2017

New leader Halla-aho to push Finns Party in nationalistic, Eurosceptic direction, YLE News, 11 June 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 9 June 2017

Long Play: Secret police discussion board rife with racism by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 June 2017

Inspector "shocked" by restaurant run entirely by asylum seekers working for free, YLE News, 26 May 2017

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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