Finland to imprison illegal migrants from January 2019

Voice of Europe | 12/20/2018 | Emma R.
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Yesterday, the Finnish Ministry of Justice announced in a press release that violation of entry bans may lead to imprisonment from the beginning of 2019.

The President of the Republic confirmed amendments to the law by which a new provision on breaches of entry bans was added to the Criminal Code.

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To date, breaches of the ban have in general led to fines for foreign offences. In the future, the penalty for breach of the ban shall be fines or imprisonment for a maximum of one year.

According to the new provision, a foreigner who arrives in Finland even...
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