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Ukrainian crew avoided Murmansk

Twelve Ukrainian crew members working on a ship bound for Murmansk feared being detained by Russian officials upon arrival. They were thus allowed to...

Norway gears up for more refugees

The Norwegian government announced plans on Friday for record high investment in reception centers for refugees. The goal is to ensure that local communities...

State set to fly refugees to Norway

The Norwegian government is responding to calls for help from Moldova, which is struggling to care for the thousands of Ukrainian refugees fleeing Russian...

35,000 refugees expected in Norway

Justice Minister Emilie Enger Mehl announced on Tuesday that the Norwegian government expects to take in around 35,000 refugees this year. Fully 30,000 of...

Ukrainian refugees unusually welcome

Norway has long had strict asylum and immigration policy, but is now literally opening its arms to Ukrainian refugees and rushing to accommodate them....

Teenager finally wins permanent residence

Norwegian immigration authorities have finally allowed 19-year-old Mustafa Hasan, who was brought to Norway as a child by his refugee mother, to remain in...

UDI admits to privacy violations

Norway's immigration agency UDI is contacting five people who've sought residence permits in Norway and eight of its own employees, after documents containing personal...

Chinese seek asylum in Norway

Norwegian authorities have received around 80 applications for asylum from Chinese citizens this month. State broadcaster NRK reported that they're all members of China's...

Immigration board drops Mustafa appeal

The state commission that reviews immigration cases (UNE) has decided not to appeal a court verdict that it erred in planning to deport a...

Hopes rise for would-be refugees

Several Afghan citizens who worked for Norwegian defense forces in Afghanistan have received emails from Norway's defense ministry, informing them that their applications for...

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