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Attitudes to immigration becoming more positive

The attitude of Finns towards immigration have become progressively more positive since 2000. That's the results of new research from the Finnish Business and...

Migri prepares plans for new asylum reception centres

The Finnish Immigration Service Migri has opened a €10 million procurement competition, as a contingency, in case new reception centres for asylum seekers are...

Finland’s Brexit ‘queue jumpers’ strike back as divorce deal agreed

Prime Minister Juha Sipilä (Centre) joined other EU leaders Sunday, at a special summit in Brussels to endorse a divorce deal for Britain. Leaders also approved the political...

Migri: We won’t force women and children to go to Kabul

The Finnish Immigration Service Migri says it won't forcibly deport Afghan women and children to Kabul if their asylum applications have been rejected, conceding...

Amnesty Criticism Will Be ‘No Surprise’ To Government

Amnesty International criticism of Finland's human rights record will come as no surprise to the government, the organisation's country director tells News Now Finland. Today,...

Sharp Drop In Number Of Asylum Seekers

The number of people arriving in Finland and making a first asylum claim fell sharply in 2017 compared with the previous year. According to the...

Asylum: Political Parties Preach Peaceful Protests

Finnish political parties agree that violence is not the right way to protest, as a way to help undocumented migrants. But according to the Greens...

Asylum: Jyväskylä Human Chain Delays Family’s Deportation

Police in Jyväskylä say they had to use gas grenades to disperse protesters at the scene. Two people were arrested - one for...