Application for Asylum in Sweden at the Swedish Migration Board

Under certain conditions refugees can apply for and be granted asylum in Sweden. These conditions are governed by the UN Refugee Convention and Swedish legal rules. In Sweden it´s the Swedish Migration Board that handles applications for asylum. The asylum process is complicated and the Migration Board investigates every applicants need and circumstances individually in the context of a so-called asylum investigation. Public Counsel The Board also determines if the…

Public Counsel Regarding Swedish Immigration Law

Immigration law is the area of law that deals with legal issues such as asylum, citizenship and residency. The area is complex and people with such a case may be eligible for a so-called public counsel. The cost of the public counsel is paid by the Swedish state and the Swedish Migration Board is the authority that appoints public counsels. Especially in regard to asylum cases public counsels are regularly…