About 10 million people live in Sweden today. Of these about Sweecen. Approximately 17 per cent of the Swedish population or about 1.
Many people immigrated to Sweden over the course of the 20th century.
In most of the years since the Second World War, Sweden has had a positive net migration rate, which means that more people have immigrated than have emigrated. In the s and 60s, Sweden needed labour.
People from countries close to Sweden moved here to work. Many people also moved here from Italy, Greece, Yugoslavia and Turkey. Later on came people from Somalia and eastern Europe. Inthe European Council decided that the European Union EU would draw up a common asylum and immigration policy. This policy is known as the Schengen Asian massage outcall Gothenburg. Sweden signed the Schengen Agreement in Under the agreement, anyone who is in one of the signatory countries legally is to be allowed to travel freely to other signatory countries, without having to show their passport when they cross borders.
The Schengen Agreement led to more people seeking asylum at the beginning of the 21st century. In Sweden, immigration is regulated on the basis of the Aliens Act, which contains rules on asylum, residence permits and family reunification. Injust Sweeden embassy Boden Bode, persons immigrated to Sweden.
Of these, 56 per cent were men and 44 per cent women. The total included about 15, Swedes returning to Sweden, but the biggest group of immigrants was from Syria. About 1. The table below shows immigration figures for from Statistics Sweden, arranged by the most common countries of birth.
According to the convention, a refugee is someone who risks persecution because of their race, nationality, sexual orientation, religious or political ideas, gender or membership of a particular social group. The rule is that a person who is a refugee has to be Student accommodation Karlskoga southbank asylum, embaasy of which country it is they seek asylum in.
Even someone who is not classified as a refugee under the UN Refugee Convention may have the right to a residence permit as a person in Sweeden embassy Boden of protection. Under Solna massage alcosta Swedish Aliens Act, residence permits may be granted to persons eligible for subsidiary protection as defined in the EU's common rules. The Sweeden embassy Boden has common rules governing how countries are to determine whether a person is a refugee.
As part of the asylum process, countries have to take into account various factors in the person's background and situation, what is considered persecution, what the situation is like in the person's country of origin. If you have to apply for asylum in Sweden, you need to contact the Swedish Migration Agency.
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The Swedish Migration Agency is the central government agency responsible for examining asylum applications from people who want to visit, live in or apply for protection in Sweden or become a Swedish citizen.
According to the Dublin Regulation, your asylum application has Sweeden embassy Boden be investigated First sexual lesbian experience in Sweeden the first European country you reach. Children have the right to be with their family. This right is enshrined in the UN child convention, of which Sweden is a signatory.
Swedish authorities can help you find your family if you have arrived in Sweden without. If your parents or other family members are in safety in another country, you can get help to travel Boeen.
If your parents are not in safety in another country they may be granted residence permits in Sweden. For that to happen you must have been granted a temporary residence permit as a person eligible for protection. In some cases this may also apply for you if you have been granted a residence permit for humanitarian reasons.
Family reunification means that Shemale brothels in Skovde family that has been split up can apply to be allowed to live together in Sweden with the person who has been granted a permanent residence permit or a three-year residence permit as a refugee. If you have a residence permit in Sweden your parents or siblings can apply to be reunified with you in Sweden. Sweeden embassy Boden order for the Migration Agency to be able to examine whether your parents are entitled to move to Sweden you, as the person living in Sweden, must:.
If you are granted a residence permit as a person eligible for subsidiary protection you will get a month permit in most cases. ❶In September, it doubled.
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February 10, Accepting refugees is part of what it means to be Swweeden. Shortcuts Get your passport ebmassy Request for forms, certificates or documents Check your application Applicant's Ombudsman. In November, Prime Minister Sweeden embassy Boden Lofven disclosed that migrants would no longer be granted permanent asylum, and thus no longer become eligible for the massive package of social benefits that comes with it.
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