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Immigrants often face discrimination

More Norwegians are now acknowledging that immigrants face discrimination in Norway. A new survey by the country's independent Institute for Social Research shows that...

New arrivals face integration demands

Asylum seekers and immigrants arriving in Norway will soon face new demands aimed at ensuring better integration and competence in the Norwegian language. Education...

Debate rises over language training

Immigrants and asylum seekers arriving in Norway are immediately urged to learn the language in order to get a job. Only some receive any...

Anonymity can aid job applicants

Government Minister Monica Mæland thinks it's probably much easier for people with names like "Lars" or "Kristin" to get a job in Norway than...

Parliament approves dual citizenship

UPDATED: It was a big day for long-term expatriates in Norway and Norwegians who've moved abroad. After years of debate, a majority in Parliament...

Bestseller bound to break boundaries

Zeshan Shakar grew up in Oslo's Stovner district and wrote a book about it that's been winning rave reviews. Now his revealing story about...

Dual citizenship still a few years away

Norway's conservative coalition government has decided to send a proposal to Parliament that would finally allow dual citizenship on a formal basis. It still...

Record number became Norwegian citizens

A total of 21,600 people obtained Norwegian citizenship last year, setting a new record by a wide margin. The number of officially new Norwegians...

Listhaug quits after losing confidence

UPDATED: She'd lost the confidence of a majority in Parliament and would have been held responsible for the collapse of Norway's conservative coalition government....

Somalian leader to probe ‘Koran schools’

Prime Minister Erna Solberg met with her Somalian counterpart at the World Economic Summit in Davos this week, and he promised her that he...

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