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  • Sweden introduced new measures aimed at preventing employer and employee abuse of immigration permissions for the country


Sweden’s government announced new measures to prevent the abuse of residence and immigration permissions in the country. As a result, the Swedish Migration Agency will be permitted to withdraw residence permits when immigration system abuse is suspected.

The Agency will also introduce additional measures to ensure that residence permit holders meet all conditions under which the permit was initially granted.

What are the Changes?

The government of Sweden plans to introduce additional measures to prevent the abuse of all residence permit types. According to the government, these measures aim to ensure that the system for regulating immigration to Sweden is not abused.
Looking Ahead

The government of Sweden is expected to finalize measures for withdrawing residence permits on June 30, 2023. Continue to check the government of Sweden’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: European Council, Council of the European Union

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