About the Swedish Migration Agency
In Sweden, the Migration Agency 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.
12 September 2017
The number of cases of suspected human trafficking detected by the Swedish Migration Agency continues to increase. This is shown by the Agency’s statistics from the first half of 2017.
1 August 2017
The number of asylum seekers who reach Sweden remains at a stable level. Just over 13,000 people have applied for asylum so far this year, which is somewhat lower than previously assumed. At the same time, work on resolving old asylum cases will continue into next year.
22 June 2017
More people are applying for Swedish citizenship, and there is a clear trend of British people also taking the plunge. This is shown in the Swedish Migration Agency's statistics up until National Day.