News

  • 12 February 2015

    Same high number of asylum-seekers in 2015 - need for accommodation increasing

    The number of asylum-seekers in Sweden will continue to be at high levels in 2015, according to the first forecast of the year by the Swedish Migration Board. The main scenario is 90,000 asylum-seekers, which means that the need for accommodation for these people will increase significantly this year too.

  • 27 January 2015

    More people granted protection in 2014

    The number of residence permits increased by seven per cent in 2014. People who are reunited with their relatives are the biggest group receiving residence permits, followed by refugees.

  • 19 November 2014

    The Swedish Migration Board assesses the situation in Gaza

    In a new legal stance on the situation in , the Swedish Migration Board has today assessed the security situation in the region and the opportunities of returning there.