Home affairs ministers to discuss migration to the EU

24.11.2022 16.01
EU home affairs ministers will gather in Brussels on 25.11. for an extraordinary meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council. The ministers will discuss migration to the EU, taking stock of the urgent challenges and joint way forward. Minister of the Interior Krista Mikkonen will represent Finland at the meeting.

Proposal to enable requests for an administrative review of certain decisions of the Finnish Immigration Service free of charge

17.11.2022 13.58
The Government proposes an amendment to the Aliens Act to enable clients of the Finnish Immigration Service to request an administrative review of decisions concerning residence permits for specialists and the EU Blue Card. The proposal aims to allow the Service to make automated decisions on these case types. The Government submitted its proposal to Parliament on 17 November.

Changes proposed to police intelligence gathering methods

17.11.2022 13.57
The provisions of the Police Act on secret intelligence gathering methods and apprehending wanted persons are to be updated and clarified. The Government submitted its proposal to Parliament on 17 November.

See also

  • Voluntary and forced return »

    Under certain conditions, Finland may assist voluntary return to the home country.

  • International assistance »

    Finland may provide international rescue service assistance upon the request of another country, the EU or an international organisation.

  • Violent radicalisation »

    Violent radicalisation refers to justifying violence based on one's own view of the world, or on ideological grounds.

  • Finnish flag days »

    Finland has official flag days and national flag days designated in the calendar. The flag may be flown on other days as well.