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.
85 people applied for asylum in Iceland this March. In March 2016, that figure was 48 and the number of applications in the first three months of this year is 60 percent higher than the same period last year.
An unusually high number of people moved to Iceland last year, or 10,958, compared with 7,461 in 2015, according to new figures from Statistics Iceland.
Food is served almost cold, hygiene is lacking, soap or paper towels are lacing by sinks, and there is damage from moisture.
The fourth Multicultural Congress of Reykjavík ‘Let’s Talk,’ will take place in Reykjavík City Hall on Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10 am to 3:30 pm. Approximately 17,000 immigrants live in Reykjavík from more than 120 countries. The aim of the congress is to open an intercultural dialogue about...
Racist public discourse has increased in Iceland in recent years, according to a report by the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance.
Meisam Rafiei, a member of the Icelandic national taekwondo team, will be allowed to travel to the US Open in Las Vegas.
Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson invited a group of 22 Syrian refugees to his residence at Bessastaðir yesterday.
Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson met with US Deputy Assistant Secretary Benjamin G. Ziff in Reykjavík this morning to express the objection of Icelandic authorities to US President Donald Trump’s executive order, banning US entry to refugees, as well as the citizens...
A member of the Icelandic national taekwondo team was denied permission to fly to the US last night, as a result of US President Donald Trump’s executive order.
Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has invited the 22 Syrian refugees, who were expected to arrive in the country today, to his residence at Bessastaðir this afternoon.
The asylum seeker from Macedonia who set himself afire on Wednesday, last week, has died of his wounds.
An asylum seeker from Macedonia, staying in housing provided by the Icelandic Directorate of Immigration, poured gasoline over himself yesterday, outside the building, and set himself on fire.
As soon as it was clear that Donald Trump had won Tuesday’s US presidential election, the number of US residents entering the internet search words “moving/move to Iceland” skyrocketed.
According to a new report from the Red Cross, hundreds of children in Reykjavík grow up in dismal conditions, trapped in poverty.
Close to 32,000 immigrants live in Iceland, or 9.6 percent of the population, according to new figures from Statistics Iceland.
A Polish-born woman, who moved to Iceland at the age of 13, believes immigrants are discriminated against in the labor market.
Yesterday, the Icelandic Ministry of the Interior overturned the decision of the Reykjavík district commissioner, who had denied Ragnheiður Guðmundsdóttir and Ravi Rawat permission to get married.
Isabel Alejandra Díaz graduated from Ísafjörður High School, the West Fjords, with the highest grade of all students in the subject of Icelandic.