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Oct 16 '17 13:30

A 23-year-old mother and her 6-year-old daughter were found murdered in their home in Haren, Groningen on Saturday. The victim's 1-year-old baby was also in the home on Jufferpad, but was unharmed, ANP reports.

The police believe the murders had to do with relationship problems. A 20-year-old man from Glimmen was arrested. How he is related to the woman and children, was not revealed. The suspect was questioned several times.

According to the news wire, the suspect and victims originally came from East Africa. They had temporary residency permits for the Netherlands. 

Dutch police officers responding to a report of a crime
Oct 9 '17 10:16

As the new Dutch government prepares to present its government agreement, more and more of the VVD, CDA, D66 and ChristenUnie's plans are leaking to the press. On Monday we've learned that the new government plans more changes to the asylum policy and is giving more money to security.

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Jul 13 '17 10:10

Dutch judges rarely retract the residency permits of immigrants with a criminal record, despite a change in legislation in 2012 that makes it easier to do so, the Volkskrant reports.

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Apr 13 '17 07:49

Over the past two years State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff gave 240 failed asylum seekers a residency permit and refugee status in the Netherlands after personally considering their cases, the Telegraaf reports based on figures it obtained.

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Mar 9 '17 08:42

Last year the Dutch immigration and naturalization service IND performed 170 investigations into asylum seekers suspected of committing war crimes. In 20 cases the investigation led to the refusal of refugee status and a residency permit, according to figures the Ministry of Security and Justice sent to parliament on Thursday, AD reports.

Some cases are currently being investigated by the Public Prosecutor's International Crimes Team. These suspects may end up being prosecuted in the Netherlands.

Gavel
Aug 30 '16 09:08

A Rwandan man deported from the Netherlands last year after suspicions of his involvement in genocide were revealed, is demanding that he be let back into the Netherlands as soon as possible. The court in The Hague is examining his case today

Integration exam
May 26 '16 10:53

To date not a single immigrant who failed his integration exam had his residency permit revoked, the Ministry of Security and Justice confirmed to broadcaster NOS. But numerous fines of up to 1,250 euros were imposed.

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Apr 5 '16 10:30

Dutch municipalities will have to find home for at least 23 thousand refugees with a residency permit in the second half of this year, State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff of Security and Justice reported on Monday

asylum seekers
Feb 4 '16 08:05

The Netherlands' asylum policy is one of the strictest in the European Union. In only five other European countries asylum seekers have less chance of getting refugee status than in the Netherlands, according to a study done by the WODC, Justice Ministry's scientific research and documentation center

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Feb 2 '16 09:07

Minister Stef Blok of Housing submitted a legislative proposal in which asylum seekers will no longer automatically be given priority in the social housing market

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Dec 31 '15 13:00

Congolese refugee Christian Gandu will not be deported after all. The Immigration and Naturalization Service revoked their decision and granted him a residency permit, his club Magreb'90 announced on Thursday.

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Dec 23 '15 07:55

Amsterdam plans to launch a trial run in screening refugees on their abilities and so helping them find work or continue their education in the city more quickly. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs Lodewijk Asscher sees merit in this trial and promised financial support in a letter to Economic Affairs alderman Kajsa Ollongren on Tuesday

Looking for a job
Dec 16 '15 14:45

Only a third of the refugees who arrived in the Netherlands between 1995 and 1999 have jobs of more than 30 hours a week, according to joint research by the Social and Cultural Planning Office, the Research and Documentation Center and the Scientific Council for Government Policy

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Nov 26 '15 07:55

Steenbergen will not be opening an asylum center, but will house up to 100 refugees with a residency permit.

asylum seekers
Nov 10 '15 14:24

Housing corporation De Key in Amsterdam has asked its 997 group housing residents whether they would be willing to have refugee with a residency permit live with them. According to the corporation, they have already received some positive feedback.

asylum seekers
Oct 27 '15 13:40

The number of asylum seekers seeking refuge in the Netherlands this past week has dropped by 27 percent compared to the week before. The Ministry of Security and Justice reported 1,600 refugee entering the Netherlands in the week of October 19th –October 25th, 600 less than the week before.

asylum seekers
Oct 20 '15 11:03

Nieuwegein approved the opening of an asylum center in the former nursing home Zuilenstein on Monday night. This asylum center will provide a temporary home to up to 140 asylum refugees who have been given a residency permit.

The Hague
Oct 13 '15 17:30

The former Social Affairs Ministry off ice is The Hague is to be used to house approximately 600 refugees until the end of the year. The announcement was made by the municipality of The Hague, reported NU.nl .The ministry is moving to the recently vacated building next to Laan van NOI station.

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Sep 18 '15 13:31

Housing corporations are planning unorthodox measures to provide housing to tens of thousands of refugees with a residency permit in the coming months. State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff agrees that unorthodox measures are needed to find homes for refugees.

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Sep 3 '15 09:19

Since the responsibility of naturalization and integration shifted from the municipality to newcomers in the Netherlands themselves in 2013, both the number of people taking the integration exam and the pass rate has declined.

asylum seekers
Aug 17 '15 09:36

The city of Nijmegen is receiving criticism for its plan to house about 100 young Eritrean refugees with a residency permit together in a former student residence in Lent.

asylum seekers
Aug 6 '15 08:49

The asylum centers in the Netherlands are overflowing due to a combination of the massive influx of new asylum seekers and the difficulty of finding those with a residence permit a home so that they can leave the centers.

Gavel
Jul 29 '15 15:35

An Armenian family that has been living in the Netherlands since 2007 are being sent back to Armenia.

asylum seekers
May 26 '15 14:30

The European Commission wants to distribute 40 thousand asylum seekers that are currently in Italy and Greece across the other European Union countries. The Netherlands will have to take in 1,740 of these asylum seekers.

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