Iceland - Migration





Little immigration has occurred since the original settlement in the 9th and 10th centuries. In the last quarter of the 19th century, because of unfavorable conditions, about 12,000 residents of Iceland emigrated to Canada and the US. After 1900, net emigration decreased substantially.

As of 1997, 375 refugees had arrived in Iceland since 1956. In recent years Iceland has not received a substantial number of refugees or asylum seekers. During the Kosovo crisis, Iceland offered to take up to 100 refugees under the UNHCR/IOM Humanitarian Evacuation Programme. A total of 70 people were actually evacuated to Iceland, 16 of whom returned to Kosovo by 1999. In 2000 the net migration rate was 0.2 migrants per 1,000 population. There were 16,000 migrants living in Iceland in that year. The government views the migration levels as satisfactory.

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Sep 6, 2010 @ 10:22 pm
Im LIVING IN MY COUNTRY COLOMBIA , AND I WANT TO MIGRATE TO YOUR COUNTRY ,,ITS PROBABLY THAT YOU SEND ME INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROCEDURE TO DO IT ...
THANKS YOU VERY MUCH FOR THAT INFORMATION
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Feb 18, 2011 @ 11:11 am
I WANT TO COME TO ICELAND FOR BUSINESS AND TO SETTLE DOWN
arul
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Mar 28, 2011 @ 12:00 am
Dear sir/mdm,
I am singaporean. I want to move my family to Iceland for work and permanent resident at Iceland.
Please provide the information of how to get job and what is the further procedure to do this ncecessary.
Thank you.

Regards

yours sincerely
arulandu
sandip khanal
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May 7, 2011 @ 3:03 am
Is it possible to migrate to Iceland form Nepal? if yes can you send me in details about it.

thanks
clauk
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Jun 15, 2011 @ 6:06 am
Hi, I am Brazilian citizen living in UK for almost 10 years. I would like to know the possibility to live in Iceland. I got IT degree and good knowledge of database and also high skill as teacher. How could I get information about settle down in Iceland, please.
Thank you.
s.a.j.w gunasekara
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Jul 12, 2011 @ 12:12 pm
I am sri lankan.I hope migrate to iceland .I want to know the procedure .
Thank you
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Aug 20, 2011 @ 2:14 pm
I AM A SIERRA LEONEAN WISHING TO LIVE AND WORK IN ICELAND
Fanatil
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Nov 30, 2011 @ 3:03 am
I am interested to hear from No.6 clauk and to know more about him/her.

Thanks.
LIRDI VOJKA
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Nov 2, 2012 @ 4:16 pm
HI...I JUST WANT TO ASK SOMETHING...ICELAND GIVE AZIL OR NOT ?

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