Sunday 18 August 2019

More British nationals move to NL

The British population in the Netherlands is growing as Brexit looms, with the total number of British nationals living here rising by 1,382 in the first three months of this year, well over double the rise booked a year ago. The net migration balance among British nationals in the Netherlands shows the biggest increase in the top 10 list of new arrivals, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday. In total, 6,500 more people moved to the Netherlands in... More >

NL gives 6000 refugees protected status

The Netherlands gave protected status to 4,795 refugees last year and granted asylum to a further 1,225 people who had first registered in another EU country, according to new figures from European statistics agency Eurostat. In total, the 28 European member states gave protected status to almost 333,400 refugees, down 40% on 2017. Most – 139,000 – were taken in by Germany, with Italy and France in second and third place. The Netherlands plans to cut the number of refugees... More >