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10 May 2019
A recent study published by the Finnish University of Turku shows that children born to immigrant parents are more prone to suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than those whose parents are native born. The study involved 3,639 children...
10 May 2017
EU Observer refers to the information of the European Commission, which claims that Finland had placed 1,433 of 3,078 migrants into its borders through its relocation goal, achieving 69% of its target. Finland is seeking to completely achieve its...
19 Aug 2016
The head of asylum services in Finland has confirmed that over  7,700 asylum seekers left or were removed from Finland during the course of 2015. The Helsinki Times reports that many applicants have used Finland as a transit country on their way to...
31 Jan 2012
‘YLE’ reports that about one tenth of asylum seekers in Finland return to their home countries voluntarily. The Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) is setting up a permanent system to facilitate such moves, known as Assisted Voluntary...
23 Nov 2011
‘The Guardian’ reports that as Finland’s population becomes more diverse, it is setting a great example when it comes to educating its immigrant children. Finland has had what it describes as a “positive discrimination...

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