More than 50,000 Immigrants in Iceland

News Tagged with “Asylum seekers”

Students Offer Assistance to Refugees

27 Nov 2019 Today, a new project will be launched for refugees in Iceland interested in applying for university admission.

The picture was taken at Landspítali National University Hospital Monday night.

Deportation of Pregnant Woman Causes Fury

6 Nov 2019 The decision of the Directorate of Immigration to deport a 26-year-old Albanian woman, almost 36 weeks pregnant, from Iceland early yesterday morning has met with heavy criticism.

Minister of Justice Þórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir.

Regulation Regarding Asylum Seekers Amended

8 Jul 2019 In the wake of a well-attended march in downtown Reykjavík Thursday in support of asylum-seeking children, Minister of Justice Þórdís Kobrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir amended a regulation regarding asylum seekers on Friday.

Sigríður Á. Andersen, Minister of Justice.

Hanyie's deportation postponed

12 Sep 2017 The deportation of Hanyie Maleki and her father Abrahim will be postponed until the end of the month. Their lawyers have utilised a last option in the legal system to postpone the deportation which was due to take place this week.


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