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Sing and dance in Copenhagen

A music workshop is starting up at the Red Cross School in Copenhagen. The workshop is welcoming all the school's asylum seekers with an interest in music.

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Expectations for upcoming rights to work?

Our New Times journalist in Center Jelling, Jean-Francois, has asked asylum seekers about the upcoming new rights: What are your expectations for the upcoming agreement about asylumseekers and their rights to live outside the centers and being able to get a job?   Andrew Kangume I’m hoping that the decisions …

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The Danish Immigration Service: Somalis can now be sent back

After a year where almost all asylum seekers from Somalia gained asylum because of the security situation in the country, the Danish Immigration Service announces a new practice. The Danish authorities have just refused asylum to three young men from the capital Mogadishu. The new policy is based on a …

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The Reception Room

After asking for asylum at the gate of center Sandholm, many refugees will stay for a short time in the reception room, before being allocated a more permanent place to stay. And the reception room can make interesting acquaintances. Read a reportage from the well-known room.

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Deportation

How does the police handle forced returns in Denmark? Our reporter has met with the Head of the Return Unit, Kai Poulsen and superintendent Steen Norup Andersen for a talk on the subject

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Winter 2012

In this magazine we focus on the “long stayers” in the asylum system: The refugees who have had their pleas for protection denied by the Danish authorities, but who do not dare to return to their home countries – or can not be returned.

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