Oslo (NTB): IN 2016 was 8.078 people who stayed illegally in Norway evicted by force. It is less than what the government had set as a goal, but more than in previous years.
It’s about to fight crime and secure the population. Those who are staying illegally in Norway, the we shall find and we shall send them back to the country they belong to, ” says immigration and inclusion Sylvi Listhaug of the Norwegian broadcasting corporation.
the Government had a goal to send out to 9,000 people before the new year. At the end of november had the police sent out a total 7.312 people who stayed illegally in Norway, which was 5 per cent more than the same period the year before. The national police immigration service (PU) said in December that they hardly came to achieve the government’s target figure in the course of the year.
When they combined the numbers from the 2016 now is clear, ” says the PU-manager Morten Hojem Ervik that the low asylankomstene has meant that fewer people have been returned. Compared with the 2015, was sent home 2 per cent more by force in 2016.
the Norwegian directorate of Immigration has not predicted the increase in the number of influxes of asylum seekers for 2017, but the government’s goal remains the same.
28% of the people who were uttransportert in 2016 were criminals, which is slightly fewer than last year. (©NTB)
8.078 people were evicted by force from Norway in 2016. Photo: Håkon Mosvold Larsen / NTB scanpix