The number of people facing prosecution for people smuggling has been increasing, with more border controls leading to more discoveries.
- Majority in Malmö.
- New proposals.
The police would be allowed to conduct a search of an asylum seeker and their home to try to find "hidden" identity documents under new proposals submitted to the government to try to remove more rejected asylum seekers from the country.
- Noticeable increase.
Women and girls who have fled war and violence to come to Sweden as asylum seekers still face oppression and abuse from within their own communities, according to a national team tasked with helping victims of so-called honour crimes.
- Public and private employers.
Sweden needs an annual influx of 64,000 people of working age to make up for a shortage in the labour market, the director of the National Employment Agency told Swedish Televsion (SVT).
- Coming alone to SwedenGood start.
17-year-old Timor Sultani has had a good start in Sweden, thanks to a special friendship with one of the first people he met in the country.
- Coming alone to SwedenDesperate situation.
Amir came to Sweden as an unaccompanied minor. When his asylum application was rejected a third time, he became homeless. But going back to Afghanistan is not an option, he says.
- Coming alone to Sweden1 av 4Looking to the future, Mohammad wants to keep studying as long as he can. Credit: Massood Qiam/Sveriges Radio2 av 4Mohammad cooks his own food, and does the shopping and the cleaning. Credit: Massood Qiam/Sveriges Radio3 av 4Part of our ongoing series.
After being granted asylum, life can be tough if you are an unaccompanied minor in Sweden, says teenager Mohammad Rezaie, who misses his family.
- Coming alone to SwedenFrom Afghanistan.
Most of the unaccompanied minors who apply for refugee status in Sweden are boys, but last year 3,000 girls came to Sweden without their parents. Teenager Atefeh is one of them.
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- Survey by Swedish Radio.
Local councils are legally bound to receive a set number of refugees who have been granted residence permits, but one in six councils do not even meet half their quotas.
- Proposed law change.
Some children who have failed to gain asylum should be allowed to stay in Sweden if they are in upper secondary education, the government has decided.
- Coming alone to SwedenFoster family.
Some of the unaccompanied minors in Sweden are staying with people in their homes. 17-year-old Fida Hossein from Afghanistan is staying with a family that originally comes from Somalia.
- Including online hate.
The government on Wednesday presented a national strategy to combat racism and similar forms of hostility and hate crimes.
- Coming alone to Sweden1 av 8Sohail's team is training indoors now that it is winter. He would love to take part, but injured his knee when playing in the summer. Credit: Ulla Engberg/SR2 av 8The long light summers are beautiful in Krokom, but it helps to have an extra blind if you want to sleep, says Sohail Pirooz.4 av 8When the snow is on the ground outside, you can practice in a golf simulator. Credit: Ulla Engberg/SR5 av 8Sohail is cooking his own food. "My parents would be surprised," he says. Credit: Ulla Engberg/SR6 av 8Sohail and his legal guardian Katarina Lindgren usually meet a couple a time per week, to sort out practical stuff, but also to play golf together. Credit: Ulla engberg/SR7 av 8Part of a longer series.
Sohail Pirooz is 15 and lives in the northern town of Krokom. He is good at maths and football. He thinks his parents would be impressed if they knew that he can cook - and that he has learnt a new language: Swedish.
- Can be deported.
The government is discussing a change to the law which would prevent asylum-seeking children being deported if they are studying, Swedish Radio News has reported.