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2015 record deportation year. Progress’ (FrP) Immigration and Integration Minister Sylvi Listhaug congratulated the Police Immigration Service (PU) for their work at a press conference, Monday. 7,825 foreigners were deported from Norway last year – an all-time high – on nine specially-chartered flights. This is an eight per cent increase on 2014 (7,259 in that year).

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2015 record deportation year

Published on Monday, 11th January, 2016 at 14:32 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last Updated on 22nd January 2016 at 21:11.

Progress’ (FrP) Immigration and Integration Minister Sylvi Listhaug congratulated the Police Immigration Service (PU) for their work at a press conference, Monday.

Norwegian border
Norwegian border
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7,825 foreigners were deported from Norway last year – an all-time high – on nine specially-chartered flights.

This is an eight per cent increase on 2014 (7,259 in that year).

The figures include asylum seekers whose applications have received a final rejection, expulsions (due to either sanctions (e.g. criminal activity) or lacking valid grounds to be in Norway), those who have not sought protection, and people to whom none of these descriptions apply.

Sanctions were imposed against 33 per cent (2,567) of those deported. According to Officers, most were from Romania (18 per cent), Poland (14 per cent), Lithuania (11 per cent), and Nigeria (nine per cent).

The top three nationalities deported (all categories) were people from Albania (773 people), Nigeria 690), and Afghanistan (544).

Deportation figures for Denmark, Finland, and Sweden were 4, 8, and 30, respectively.

Countries with the lowest number of deported nationals were:

Three each – Canada, Chad, Ecuador, Greece, Iceland, Niger, South Sudan, and Yugoslavia
Two each – Belgium, Congo-Brazzaville, Honduras, Ireland, South Korea, and Zimbabwe
One each – Austria, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Guinea-Bissau, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Singapore, UAE, Unknown, Uruguay, Western Sahara



Published on Monday, 11th January, 2016 at 14:32 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last updated on 22nd January 2016 at 21:11.

This post has the following tags: immigration, asylum, deportation, paywall.





  
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