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.
2 September 2014
The Swedish Migration Board is reporting that more municipal places are needed to house accompanied minors this year. 3,200 places are needed this year and in 2015, which is double the number of places currently catered for.
25 July 2014
The Migration Board raises its prognosis of the number of asylum seekers to 80,000 this year. The development creates the need for more housing allocations in the municipalities.
18 July 2014
The number of applications for work permits for berry picking from citizens of countries outside the EU have decreased compared to last year. One possible explanation is the good yield of berries from previous years.