News item | 11-24-2022 | 6:00 PM

    The government is structurally making 45 million euros available for a more intensive and stricter approach to nuisance-causing and criminal asylum seekers. The extra money means that action can be taken more quickly against this group. A criminal law approach is crucial in this regard.

    The government is structurally making €45 million available for a more intensive and stricter approach to nuisance-causing and criminal asylum seekers. The extra money means that action can be taken more quickly against this group. A criminal law approach is crucial in this regard.

    People who abuse our hospitality should feel the consequences sooner. Unrest in and around AZCs, street intimidation, shoplifting and nuisance in public transport are examples that people have to deal with on a daily basis. Everyone should be able to feel safe, whether you are a resident of an AZC, a local resident or doing your job.

    The Coordinator for the National Nuisance Approach will strengthen the cooperation between the immigration process, the police and the Public Prosecution Service. Good cooperation prevents troublemakers from disappearing from the picture and popping up elsewhere. This also contributes to a tighter file structure, so that better action can be taken against repeated nuisance and speedy justice can possibly be initiated.

    In addition, there are four chain marines who provide local support to municipalities, the police, the Public Prosecution Service and the asylum chain in tackling nuisance. Municipalities have to deal with various forms of nuisance in which customization remains crucial.

    Nuisance and criminal asylum seekers must be removed from our reception system as quickly as possible. This group ruins it for the rest and undermines support for shelters for people fleeing war or persecution.

    More information about these measures and the approach to nuisance-causing asylum seekers can be found via: Approach to nuisance-causing asylum seekers.

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