News

  • 29 March 2016

    A new function provides improved answers about processing times

    The Swedish Migration Agency is now changing its method of providing information about processing times. The function, Tid till beslut (Time to a decision) replaces the processing times previously shown on the external website of the Migration Agency. The new function gives applicants more exact responses about how long it will take the Migration Agency to complete the processing of their applications.

  • 17 March 2016

    The Swedish Migration Agency is setting up a council to hear young people's voices

    The Swedish Migration Agency is in the process of setting up a young people's council for unaccompanied minors. The idea is to create a safe environment where different people can meet to discuss improvements from the perspective of young people. The first meeting was held on 15 March.

  • 14 March 2016

    Focus on Syria in this year’s Swedish refugee quota

    Now it has been decided how Sweden will use this year’s 1,900 places for quota refugees. 700 have been reserved for people from Syria, 450 have been set aside for emergency needs and 750 places are being distributed between six different groups.