The Directorate of Immigration (ÚTL) has not published an annual report since 2014 due to what it claims is an “unprecedented increase in applications for international protection,” even as statistics available on its website show that there has been a decline in the number of refugees applying...
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The Immigration and Asylum Appeals Board harshly criticized the Directorate of Immigration on their decision to deport an asylum seeker last October.
“They can finally start to think about their future and other things that most of us take as a given.”
Iceland’s Directorate of Immigration has rejected an application for citizenship for Eggert Einer Nielson, despite his having been born in Reykjavík to an Icelandic mother.
The Directorate of Immigration has deferred the deportation of Abrahim and Haniye Maleki, Afghan father and daughter.
The Office of the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police has requested the Directorate of Immigration postpone the deportation of an Afghan father and his daughter.
A bill will be introduced in Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, this week proposing Icelandic citizenship be granted to two girls and their families who have been denied asylum in Iceland.
The Icelandic Immigration and Asylum Appeals Board has confirmed the Directorate of Immigration's decision to deport an eleven-year old Afghan girl and her disabled father, basing it on the Dublin Regulation.
Bala Kamallakharan, an Indian entrepreneur who has lived and worked in Iceland for eleven years, was yesterday granted Icelandic citizenship, previously denied to him on the basis of a single speeding ticket.