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603 people were deported from Norway in September

Travelling repatriatedTravelling light. Photo: Norway Today Media


Police Immigration Service transported 603 people out of Norway in September. 213 of these were imposed one or more sanctions.

It shows by monthly statistics from the National Police Immigration Service (PU). Sanctioned account for 35 percent of all deport cases in September.

Year to date 1.593 sanctioned deported from Norway. Among those who have been deported so far in 2016 the highest numbers were people with citizenship from Romania (17 percent), Poland (13 percent) and Lithuania (11 percent).

In September, 17 people were deported. Two of these were unaccompanied cases who were returned to other countries according to the Dublin cooperation and two were unaccompanied cases who were expelled. The rest traveled with family.

Assisted return, formerly called voluntary return, are not discussed in the statistics.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today