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Published 31/08/2022   Statements Grand Board Expulsion
A law from 2018 states that a foreigner with temporary residence permit can be expelled when the foreigner is prohibited from his right to be recognised as a refugee. The grand board will decide two such expulsion cases that raises principal questions on retroactivity related to The Constitution § 9
To be granted asylum, it must be “reasonably probable” that the applicant will act in such a way that he will be at risk for persecution, the ruling states.
The expulsion of a caregiver does not violate the right to family life, the court states.
The situation in Ethiopia is no longer as unpredictable as it was. That is why UNE from 1 May 2022 is lifting the temporary suspension of the duty to return to Ethiopia. UNE will also resume the processing of cases.
Published 16/03/2022   Statements Asylum/protection Case processing
A committe for the immigration authorities have outlined a scenario that up to 35 000 asylum seekers can come to Norway this year, with 30 000 of these coming from Ukraine.
The duty to return to Ukraine, after receiving a rejection of application for a residence permit, has been temporarily suspended.
Published 01/02/2022   Expulsion EEA cases Court cases Statements
What is the lower threshold for expelling EEA citizens without permanent residency in Norway? That is one of the questions to be considered by the Supreme Court.
UNE finds that the situation in Afghanistan is no longer as unpredictable as it was. UNE has therefore decided to resume the processing of cases. Persons who have requested a reversal, and have been granted a deferred implementation, may stay in Norway until UNE has reassessed their case.
Published 05/01/2022   Statements Suspension of return
UNE finds that the general security situation in Gaza has now been sufficiently clarified. On the basis of this, UNE has decided to lift the suspension of the duty to return to Gaza.
Published 25/11/2021   Feature articles Health
An inhuman situation resulting from illness and resource shortage in an applicant's home country can constitute grounds for right of residence. This has not always been the case.