Skip to Content

Isabella Lövin (MP) and Migration Minister Morgan Johansson (S) at a press conference on 7 October announcing an addition to the Migration Committee's previous proposal. If the Riksdag approves the proposal, it could mean a new large influx of migrants. Still image SVT
Stockholm

Swedish government prepares measures that could bring fresh immigration wave

In Sweden, Isabella Lövin (Greens) and Migration Minister Morgan Johansson (Social Democrats) announced at a press conference last month that there would be new measures included in the Migration Committee's previous proposal. If the Riksdag approves this proposal, it could mean a new large influx of migrants. 

Published: November 2, 2020, 7:57 am

    Read more

    The government is now sending out a migration policy bill for consultation, which includes a number of measures to ease asylum legislation. According to observers, it is obvious that the Social Democrats have given in to the Green Party, and the proposal received strong criticism from the parties that are said to form the “conservative bloc”.

    “This means war,” said Sweden Democrat party leader Jimmie Åkesson.

    After the so-called Migration Committee, in which all parliamentary parties participated, had their last meeting on 7 August, it became clear that it had not been possible to agree on a joint proposal on immigration. The two governing parties, Socialdemokraterna and Miljöpartiet, [Social Democrats (S) and the Greens (MP)] could not agree either.

    On October 7, the government therefore presented a joint proposal, with additions to the original list, which according to most observers means that S has given way to the much smaller MP who has increased immigration to Sweden as a core issue.

    To begin with, the rules for permanent residence permits laid down in the Upper Secondary School Act, which already entailed a special exception for mainly Afghan men who should actually have been deported, were introduced.

    In addition, a kind of amnesty was introduced for those registered as under 18 years of age, but are now considered to have turned 18 and have no grounds for protection. The demands coincide with calls from the extremist activists who have committed themselves to keeping this particular group in Sweden at all costs.

    The change that is likely to have the greatest consequences, is the introduction of protection for “particularly painful reasons”, for persons who have been in the country for some time, but do not have grounds for a residence permit.

    These measures would undoubtedly lead to a migrant influx comparable to what had happened in 2015, when 163 000 people applied for asylum in Sweden.

    The conservative SD’s party leader Jimmie Åkesson immediately condemned the proposal on Twitter, where he explained that “this means war” and that “Stefan Löfven shows once again that it is the Green Party that holds the baton in immigration policy”.

    Åkesson continued: “Now they are about to repeat the same mistake once again. You have obviously not learned anything. Sweden needs considerably less asylum-related immigration, no more. There, both reality and public opinion are clear. This means war, in the Riksdag and in the upcoming election campaign. The Social Democrats must not escape this betrayal.”

    Other parties in the supposed “conservative bloc” were also very critical. Ulf Kristersson, the Moderate’s party leader, told the news agency TT: “The Social Democrats repeatedly bow to the Green Party. They want to avoid a government crisis at all costs. It’s absolutely incredible, I’m speechless. The Social Democrats have said they want to reduce immigration.”

    The Christian Democrats’ migration policy spokesman Hans Eklind told TT: “The Green Party has forced through a measure that the Social Democrats must agree to in order to continue to govern in this country. It’s extremely sad. This is not a way to build a long-term sustainable migration policy.”

    The Government’s proposal will now be submitted for consultation, and then submitted to a vote in the Riksdag. There, it could be supported by a majority, if the Left Party and the Center Party vote in favor of the government’s proposal, which they did when the Upper Secondary School Act was initially introduced.

    Consider donating to support our work

    Help us to produce more articles like this. FreeWestMedia is depending on donations from our readers to keep going. With your help, we expose the mainstream fake news agenda.

    Keep ​your language polite​. Readers from many different countries visit and contribute to Free West Media and we must therefore obey the rules in​,​ for example​, ​Germany. Illegal content will be deleted.

    If you have been approved to post comments without preview from FWM, you are responsible for violation​s​ of​ any​ law. This means that FWM may be forced to cooperate with authorities in a possible crime investigation.

    If your comments are subject to preview ​by FWM, please be patient. We continually review comments but depending on the time of day it can take up to several hours before your comment is reviewed.

    We reserve the right to del​ete​ comments that are offensive, contain slander or foul language, or are irrelevant to the discussion.

    • Stev60

      Swedistan, a model for anti-white racism, rape, assault, murder, shootings, bombings, arson, riots, robbery, Afro-Islamization, white genocide, national suicide, backstabbing treachery, bureaucratic truth-twisting, political bullshitting, rigged elections, ‘new totalitarianism’, herd imbecility, and now, Coronavirus ageicide, with massively higher deaths than comparable countries.

      The Swedistanis are the stupidest of the stupidest, SD supporters aside. What sort of utter morons would imagine that needlessly opening a nonstop and accelerating pipeline of mass Afro-Islamic migration into the furthest reaches of the white north was remotely sane, or would ever lead to anything but the colonization, conquest, and civil ruin of the technically advanced nation of under 10 million, and the whole region in the end, by continents of ethno-culturally alien and even hostile and relatively primitive billions? It is just about the most grotesque and criminal imbecility in human history, that makes the attempts of Charles XII, Napoleon, and even Hitler (at least purely militarily speaking) to conquer Russia look rational by comparison. It is also utter betrayal of the duty of Sweden to guard its own first, diaspora included, then its immediate neighbors and relatives, above all in the dangerous world taking shape.

      It has to be stopped immediately, and largely reversed, or Sweden is not merely the stupidest of the stupidest, but truly and rightfully accursed and doomed.

      • Paul Bastier

        It would seem that the people of Sweden have a subliminal national death wish which is soon going to be realized. There is a strong foul odour of treason around these people. Are there no smart lawyers in Sweden that can bring these people before the courts charged with treachery against their own people?

        • Stev60

          The deck is stacked against Christians, patriots, and whites in Swedistan. If it’s even stacked there, then it’s stacked everywhere.

    Europe

    The elephant in the room: The deadly flu epidemic of 2017/2018

    Covid-19 is undoubtedly a dangerous virus from which the aged with previous illnesses as well as younger people can die in exceptional cases. But the coercive measures ordered by globalist politicians in Europe override the basic rights of citizens, ruin the economy and by extension the livelihoods of large swathes of the population.

    ‘Identitarians are patriots who defend their country in a very hostile environment’

    ParisOn a daily news analysis programme of the French television channel CNews, commentator Eric Zemmour described the Identitarian movement as a heroic patriotic group. "The Identitarians are patriots who defend their country valiantly and in a very hostile environment." FWM provides some background on the raging debates in the country.

    Protests against strict new Covid measures seen across Europe

    CopenhagenThe Danish parliament was besieged by protesters for nine days in opposition to the proposed “vaccination law”, which would allow the police to “physically coerce vaccination through detainment”. These new “emergency powers” alongside new lockdown measures, have led to various protests across Europe.

    Two French Catholic schools on high alert after jihadist threats

    Le BouscatSeveral colleges in the small town of Bouscat in Gironde have been the target of jihadist threats, for the second time in a week.

    Armenian soldier speaks to FWM: ‘Stabbed in our backs’

    YerevanArthur Danielyan is leader of the Armenian opposition movement “Adekvat”. He volunteered in the Nagorno Karabakh war. In an exclusive interview with FWM he speaks about the recent political turmoil in Armenia and the agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Danielyan was previously detained by the Armenian police for his political activity. This interview was conducted right after his release.

    France: Worrying drop in educational level in ‘difficult’ areas

    ParisThe French Ministry of National Education has communicated the results of assessments on the educational level of students. It was carried out at the start of the school year. Students in "priority" education were the most affected by the Coronavirus confinement. But the ideological climate has also been deteriorating.

    Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenian press evokes Soros’ funding

    MoscowRussia, Armenia and Azerbaijan issued a joint statement on the cessation of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh. The ceasefire came into force on Monday. Once again, the presence of George Soros has been a point of contention.

    Massive terrorist attack shakes Austrian capital Vienna

    ViennaFederal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (ÖVP) condemned the terrible events on Monday evening in downtown Vienna as a “disgusting terrorist attack” that was “very professionally prepared”.

    Hungary no longer wants to allow Muslims to enter its territory

    BudapestDespite pressure from Brussels, Hungary no longer wants to allow the entry of Muslims or migrants into the country.

    Lax leftist Italian laws allowed Nice knife attacker to roam free

    RomeBrahin Aoussaoui was one of the "rescued refugees" on a quarantine ship. But the asylum centers in Italy were already overflowing with African migrants, so he was simply set free. These lax laws allowed the Tunisian to commit the jihadist attack on a church in Nice this week.

    Go to archive