• 30 September 2016

    The Swedish Migration Agency is preparing for an increased refugee quota

    The Swedish Government is proposing that Sweden gradually increase its refugee quota to 5,000 people from the current quota of just below 2,000. For the Migration Agency, which is the Swedish authority responsible for the refugee quota being reached, this will entail an increasing number of more extensive selection missions.

  • 28 September 2016

    Anders Danielsson moves on to new challenges

    After almost five years serving as Director-General of the Swedish Migration Agency, Anders Danielsson has decided to step down. He will assume the position of Secretary General of the Swedish Red Cross on 1 December 2016.

  • 23 September 2016

    Four new return liaison officers

    This autumn the Swedish Migration Agency will place new return liaison officers in Amman, Kabul, Nairobi and Tbilisi. The purpose of these placings is to improve efficiency in the process of returning people to the regions concerned.