Unio will grant refused asylum seekers work permits


Asylum seekers who haven’t been granted a closing residency allow however can’t be returned to their dwelling nation, ought to obtain a piece allow in Norway, Unio believes.


Unio, which is Norway’s largest foremost organisation for college and faculty staff, writes in a press release that the present scheme can result in well being harm within the long-term asylum seekers, and that work permits can result in a greater on a regular basis life.

Very unlucky

– Work offers earnings and the chance to assist themselves. Work contributes to which means in on a regular basis life and neighborhood life. Work is health-promoting. It’s due to this fact very unlucky that at present’s laws excludes a bunch of individuals of working age from the labour market, the assertion says.


Lots of the non-returnable asylum seekers can stay for a number of years at asylum facilities with solely a small month-to-month monetary sum for assist for requirements, and solely the fitting to emergency well being care.

Sentenced for hiring asylum seekers
In October, firm supervisor Arne Viste was sentenced to at least one 12 months suspended jail in Oslo District Courtroom for hiring asylum seekers with out authorized proper to stay in Norway. He has lengthy tempted prosecution as a result of he desires the court docket to cut back the uncertainty round what’s authorized and what’s not authorized in relation to offering help to asylum seekers with out authorized rightful residency.

The Sola man has appealed the decision.


Former Oslo Bishop Gunnar Stålsett should additionally seem within the District Courtroom in the same case. Bishop Stålsett instructed an interview with Vårt Land this summer season that he has employed a non-returnable asylum seeker for a number of years. He says that he acted out of Christian values ​​and that he’s ready to take his punishment.

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