• 13 April 2015

    Citizenship based on affinity with Sweden

    The Swedish Citizenship Act is amended as of 1 April 2015. Under the new Act, women and men have equal rights when it comes to transferring Swedish citizenship to their own children. The change in the law enables those persons who have previously lost their Swedish citizenship to apply to recover it.

  • 10 March 2015

    Swedish Migration Board changes its English name

    Migrationsverket , formerly the Swedish Migration Board, has changed its official English title to the Swedish Migration Agency.

  • 5 March 2015

    Syria prioritised in the Swedish refugee quota

    The Swedish refugee quota continues to focus on Syria. Approximately one-third of all quota refugees to be resettling in Sweden this year will be Syrian citizens or Palestinians from Syria.