Danish Immigration Service: At least 10,000 Ukrainians have probably arrived in Denmark

Ukrainian refugeesPhoto: Attila Balazs / MTI via AP
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More than 10,000 men, women, and children from Ukraine came to Denmark after Russia invaded the country just over three weeks ago.

The estimate from the Danish Immigration Service is based on the fact that around 2,000 Ukrainians have applied for asylum in Denmark since February 24.

In addition, about 6,000 Ukrainians have booked an appointment to apply for a residence permit.

Only one adult needs to book the appointment on behalf of an entire family, and because the Danish Immigration Service assumes that many women with children have arrived in the country, they estimate that the real number of Ukrainian refugees is close to 10,000.

The application scheme is part of the special law for Ukrainians that Denmark passed earlier this week which gives Ukrainian refugees the right to a temporary residence permit in the country.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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