• Refugees arriving by boat
    Last update: 08:34 22.07.2019
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    Norwegian Right-Wing Party: Immigrant-Critical Voices 'Kept Away From Public Debate'

    Previous studies have indicated researchers' penchant for lesser left-wing parties at the expense of the right-wing parties, suggesting a left-wing slant in research on immigration issues.

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  • Migrants and refugees call out to Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms workers, after being located out of control sailing on a rubber boat in the Mediterranean Sea, about 18 miles north of Sabratha, Libya
    Last update: 09:22 08.07.2019
    09:22 08.07.2019

    Danish History Professor Calls for a Wall Around Europe to Stop Immigration

    Otherwise, Uffe Østergaard argued, a rift between Eastern, Western and Southern Europe in handling immigration is inevitable.

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  • Swedish policemen patrol the Arlanda airport outside Stockholm, Sweden March 22, 2016.
    Last update: 11:27 11.06.2019
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    90% of Moroccan 'Street Children' in Sweden Are Adults - Report

    The influx of fake Moroccan “minors”, many of whom are in fact adults, has previously been associated with homelessness, drugs and crime.

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  • Danish police guards a train with migrants, mainly from Syria and Iraq, at Rodby railway station, southern Denmark
    Last update: 11:31 05.06.2019
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    Migrant Crime Called Denmark's 'Big Problem' According to 'Insane' Statistics

    According to the Danish newspaper BT, a Somali is 3.6 times more likely to commit violent crime compared with a Danish man of the same age and income.

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  • Migrants queue in front of a refugee reception centre in Tornio,Finland (file)
    Last update: 09:46 31.05.2019
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    Finland Intends to Put Electronic 'Fetters' on Illegal Migrants

    At present, the number of illegal migrants defying Finnish rejections to their asylum application and even deportation rulings is estimated to hover at several thousand.

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  • Danish customs officials stand ready at the Danish border. File photo
    Last update: 11:51 24.05.2019
    11:51 24.05.2019

    Danish Party Presents Plan for Full Asylum Stop, Deportations

    According to the Danish People's Party, Denmark's largest on the right wing, a five-year full asylum stop until 2025 will reduce the influx by 4,000 migrants annually, while saving the state's coffers up to $300 million.

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  • Danish police clash with one of around 300 migrants who were walking north on a highway in southern Denmark (File)
    Last update: 09:26 23.04.2019
    09:26 23.04.2019

    Denmark Elated as Immigration Costs Down to 'Only' $4.5Bln a Year

    While the financial burden of immigration has somewhat subsided compared to the peak year of 2015, immigrants still costs Denmark a whopping $4.5 billion annually.

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  • German Navy sailors surround a boat with more than 100 migrants near the German combat supply ship 'Frankfurt am Main' during EUNAVFOR Med, also known as Operation Sophia, in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, Tuesday, March 29, 2016
    Last update: 10:58 15.04.2019
    10:58 15.04.2019

    Sweden Threatens EU States With Sanctions Over Immigration

    Sweden embraced immigration and is undergoing a rapid change in the demographics of its population; now Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has threatened to sanction others who don't share the same attitude.

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  • Swedish police officers speak to a group of people at the Hyllie train station near Malmo, Sweden, November 12, 2015.
    Last update: 08:42 03.04.2019
    08:42 03.04.2019

    Migrant Crime Under Scrutiny in Sweden Amid 'Great Demand'

    The most recent mapping of migrant crime was carried out in 2005, whereupon this practice was put on ice, as suggesting a connection between crime and a person's ethnicity or race was considered unethical. Meanwhile, there is no shortage of independent studies that have highlighted migrants' drastic over-representation in certain types of crime.

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  • Migrants and refugees are seen aboard a Turkish fishing boat as they arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing a part of the Aegean Sea from theTurkish coast to Lesbos October 11, 2015
    Last update: 09:48 13.03.2019
    09:48 13.03.2019

    'Say It as It Is': Norwegian Writer Attacks MSM's 'Storytelling' for Whitewashing Migration

    The traditional media's habit of toning down issues associated with immigration and belittling cultural clashes with Islam may result in decisive social changes happening outside of the media's focus, writer Ulf-Arvid Mejlænder has warned. This also allows politicians to continue with their "sleep-in-peace" soothing mantras, he said.

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  • Armed police officers  in Oslo
    Last update: 14:15 28.02.2019
    14:15 28.02.2019

    Migrants Commit the Most Violent Crimes in Norway's Capital Amid Stabbing Wave

    While accounting for 33 percent of Oslo's population, immigrants account for nearly 70 percent of violent crimes in Norway's capital, where victims are subject to serious bodily harm.

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  • Migrants in Padborg, Denmark
    Last update: 10:39 27.02.2019
    10:39 27.02.2019

    One in Five Migrants in Denmark Say Rape Is Woman's Fault

    Almost half of Denmark's rapists are non-Western immigrants, an over-representation researchers attribute to cultural differences as well as a deep-rooted contempt for women.

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  • Migrants receive instructions from a Norwegian police officer at Storskog boarder crossing station near Kirkenes, after crossing the boarder between Norway and Russia on November 16, 2015
    Last update: 11:00 25.02.2019
    11:00 25.02.2019

    Norwegian PM Warns Migrants: Learn the Language or Lose Benefits

    Starting in 2020, immigrants to Norway must display a sufficient command of the Norwegian language in order to be entitled to social assistance. At present, immigrants are heavily over-represented in the list of welfare recipients.

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  • Child
    Last update: 12:40 18.02.2019
    12:40 18.02.2019

    Int'l Row as Swedish Minister Likens Hungarian PM's Call for 'More Kids' to Nazi Policy

    Swedish Social Security Minister Annika Strandhäll has sparked an international spat by making Nazi references in connection with Hungary's family policy, which is intended to boost birth rates.

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  • In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, Iraqi asylum seekers stand outside a refugee center located in the former army barracks, Lahti, Finland. Finland
    Last update: 10:36 05.02.2019
    10:36 05.02.2019

    Finns Blame Migrants' Culture, Religion for Wave of Sex Attacks

    Amid a seething grooming gang scandal, the link between immigration and sex crimes has become a hot election issue in Finland. As a remedy, Finns would like to see harsher penalties and checks on immigration in place.

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  • Iraqi refugees wait for a train to Helsinki at Kemi railway station in northwestern Finland, on September 17, 2015
    Last update: 11:37 04.02.2019
    11:37 04.02.2019

    Finland Wants More Migrants to Leave, Doubles 'Sweetener' Aid

    Starting from January, asylum seekers leaving Finland can receive up to 5,000 euros in cash or subsidies in what the Migration Service has dubbed the "cheapest option".

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  • Asylum seekers queue up as they arrive at a refugee reception centre in the northern town of Tornio, Finland, on Friday Sept. 25, 2015
    Last update: 11:19 01.02.2019
    11:19 01.02.2019

    Finnish City Bans Asylum Seekers From Schools Amid Grooming Gang Scandal

    Parental concerns and security considerations are the reasons behind the ban on asylum seekers visiting schools in a Finnish city, where Finland's biggest sexual assault scandal is unravelling.

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  • Finnish customs officers stop and inspect cars on Finland's northern border with Sweden to prevent illegal immigration and human trafficking.
    Last update: 11:38 30.01.2019
    11:38 30.01.2019

    Thousands of Missing Migrants Catch Finnish Gov't Off Guard

    The large number of "paperless migrants" has caught the authorities and the government unawares, Finland's national broadcaster admitted. Recent research has attributed this to a unsuccessful combination of tougher immigration laws and failure to execute them.

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  • African refugees
    Last update: 11:12 29.01.2019
    11:12 29.01.2019

    Tensions Heat Up as Sweden Mulls Admitting 'Climate Refugees'

    In a spectacular u-turn by the Social Democrats, whose election pledge was to limit immigration, Sweden's new minority coalition government seeks to introduce a so-called humanitarian protection cause that will encompass "climate refugees".

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  • Wedding rings
    Last update: 11:04 25.01.2019
    11:04 25.01.2019

    Denmark's 'Draconian' Law Fails to Confiscate Migrants' Jewels

    For its "jewellery law" allowing police to confiscate valuables from incoming migrants, Denmark received a lot of flak and was even compared to Nazi Germany. However, having received tens of thousands of migrants in three years, Denmark hasn't confiscated a single piece of jewellery, which means the law was rather symbolic.

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