“I want to make Denmark unattractive for asylum seekers”: On Policies of Migration and Asylum in Denmark

Radio Feature on Danish Asylum Policy by Jana Sinram

Cross-post with our partner blog Humanitarianism & Human Rights

Since 2015, Denmark’s conservative-liberal government has tightened immigration laws 89 times. Denmark has minimised the financial allowance for asylum seekers, made family reunifications almost impossible for refugees under temporary protection and suspended the admittance of UN quota refugees. “I want to make Denmark unattractive for asylum seekers”, says minister of Integration Inger Støjberg. Now, prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has introduced a plan to deport rejected asylum seekers to centers outside the EU.

Danish Parliament in Copenhagen

Read and hear more in a feature by German public radio Deutschlandfunk Kultur: Link



Cite this blog post
Gregor Feindt (2018, June 28). “I want to make Denmark unattractive for asylum seekers”: On Policies of Migration and Asylum in Denmark. Europe Across Borders. Retrieved May 27, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/olmy

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