Content from Maria Malmer Stenergard
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Government measures to strengthen Swedish citizenship
To enhance the value of Swedish citizenship, the Government considers that the requirements that must be met to become a Swedish citizen need to be more stringent. For this reason, on Friday 5 May, Minister for Migration Maria Malmer Stenergard convened a press briefing along with the Sweden Democrats group leader in the Riksdag, Linda Lindberg. At the briefing, they outlined what measures the Government intends to take to strengthen Swedish citizenship.
Published · Article from Maria Malmer Stenergard , Ministry of Justice
Inquiry report on knowledge requirements for a permanent residence permit presented
Today, Inquiry Chair and Judge Fredrik Fries presented his inquiry report to Minister for Migration Maria Malmer Stenergard. The Inquiry proposes introducing requirements of Swedish language skills and knowledge of Swedish society as conditions for being granted a permanent residence permit.
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.
Survey to learn more about Ukrainian citizens’ ability to enter the Swedish labour market
The Government has decided to provide a grant of USD 75 000 to the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM) to conduct a survey. The survey targets adult Ukrainian citizens in Sweden who have been registered under the Temporary Protection Directive, and will include questions about their situation in Sweden.
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.