Asylum numbers creep higher

  • 2014-08-06
  • From wire reports
TALLINN - Although the number of Ukrainian citizens who have applied for asylum in Estonia this year is low, it has increased considerably over last year, reports Public Broadcasting.In the first five months of this year, the Police and Border Guard Board’s Citizenship and Migration Department received 12 applications from Ukrainian citizens. Compared to just a couple of applicants in earlier years, this marks a noticeable increase, said Citizenship and Migration Department Foreigners Chief Expert Leen Eenpalu.“Yet we cannot speak of a massive immigration because Esto...
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