About the Migration Board
In Sweden, the Migration Board is the authority that considers applications from people who want to take up permanent residence in Sweden, come for a visit, seek protection from persecution or become Swedish citizens.
4 April 2014
Over 150 Congolese refugees in western Uganda will be granted asylum in Sweden. The Swedish Migration Board and the United Nations' (UN) refugee agency, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), recently completed a selection mission on location in the refugee camp Kyaka II, three hours outside the capital city Kampala.
14 March 2014
There is a lot of tension in Ukraine, and it is not certain how the situation will develop. The Migration Board is therefore monitoring the developments very carefully. However, for the moment, the Board will not stop any refusals of entry or expulsions.
6 February 2014
Sweden allocates a third of its places in the quota system to Syrian refugees. The quota also includes Afghani, Somalian, Eritrean, Congolese and Colombian persons in need of protection.