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First group of Cyprus asylum seekers arrives in Finland

The first group of asylum seekers from Cyprus has arrived in Finland. Migri says on Monday afternoon that there are five single-parent families, with 16...

Border Guard helps with Greece refugee crisis, as Finns Party calls...

The Finnish Border Guard is helping out authorities in Greece amid the latest surge of refugees trying to cross from Turkey to the EU. The...

Finland to take in 175 child refugees and single-parent families

The Finnish government says it's agreed to take in up to 175 primary school-aged children and single parent families from overcrowded refugee camps in...

Government to repatriate al-Hol children “as soon as possible”

The Finnish government says it has an "unequivocal and common resolve to repatriate children" from the al-Hol refugee camp in Syria "as soon as...

Almost half of Finns oppose taking in rescued Mediterranean migrants

Almost half of people in Finland – 47% – oppose taking in migrants who are rescued in the Mediterranean, according to a new poll...

Refugees from Syria and Togo named 2019’s Refugees of the Year

The Finnish Refugee Council Pakolaisapu has announced the recipients of this year’s Refugee Of The Year awards. Rand Mohamad Deeb from Syria and Nourdeen Toure from Togo...

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...

World Refugee Day: Finnish Experts Caring For Torture Victims

In the past few years tens of thousands of migrants have arrived in Finland. The majority were asylum seekers who fled conflicts in the Middle...

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...

New Lessons Aim To Speed Up Refugee Integration

A group of refugees are the first to try a new way to integrate into life in Finland. Through the Finnish Refugee Council Pakolaisapu they will...