Norwegian municipalities are being asked to accept 13,000 refugees and asylum seekers who have been granted residency next year.
The Directorate of Diversity and Integration (IMDi) will be sending out a request letter to the municipalities on Monday. Of the 13,000 3120 are quota refugees obtained directly from refugee camps and 1,100 are unaccompanied minor asylum seekers.
A Year to date, approximately 10,000 asylum seekers and refugees have been granted residence. The goal for this year is to process 15,000 for residency.
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today