• 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.

  • 18 November 2014

    Comments on articles on working in Sweden

    Recently there have been articles in local media in the Balkans concerning the possibilities to find work in Sweden. The articles refer to a list of occupations that are experiencing labour shortages, which is updated twice a year by the Migration Board in Sweden.

  • 31 October 2014

    New method for assessing particularly distressing circumstances

    On 1 July this year, the Swedish Aliens Act was changed to allow asylum-seeking children to be granted residence permits due to particularly distressing circumstances. The term exceptionally  distressing circumstances previously applied to both adults and children. The Swedish Migration Board has now developed a method to assess particularly distressing circumstances in the case of children.