Content about Sweden’s new migration policy
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Increased maintenance requirement for work permits
The memorandum ‘An increased maintenance requirement for labour immigration’ was today circulated for comment. In the memorandum, the Government proposes that to be granted a work permit, a labour migrant must have a wage amounting to at least 80 per cent of the median wage.
Asylum seekers should live in government accommodation and attend introduction to Swedish society
Today, the interim report of the inquiry En ny ordning för asylsökandes boende (A new system for asylum seekers' accommodation), SOU 2022:64, has been circulated for consultation.
People with visa exemptions to be able to show their original passport
At Thursday’s government meeting, the Government tasked the Swedish Migration Agency with making it easier for people with visa exemptions to show their original passport when applying for a temporary residence and work permit.
Published · Press release from Maria Malmer Stenergard , Mats Persson , Ministry of Education and Research , Ministry of Justice
JHA: First informal ministerial meeting in Sweden of Presidency of the Council of the EU
On 26–27 January, Minister for Justice Gunnar Strömmer and Minister for Migration Maria Malmer Stenergard will lead the first informal ministerial meeting of the Presidency in Sweden. The agenda includes EU migration policy, the fight against organised crime and Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.
Published · Press release from Gunnar Strömmer , Maria Malmer Stenergard , Ministry of Justice
Work on residence and work permit withdrawal strengthened
The Government has today decided that the Swedish Migration Agency will take measures to strengthen work on residence and work permit withdrawal. The aim is to ensure that the system of regulated immigration is not abused.