Saulius Skvernelis

Lithuania can still fulfill its refugee commitment, but not at any cost – PM

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that Lithuania can still fulfill its commitment to accept over 1,100 refugees by the end of this year, but adds that this will not be done “at any cost”. […]

Christmas in Rukla Refugee Centre

IOM Vilnius and Santa visited Rukla refugee reception centre

200 asylum applicants have been relocated and resettled to Lithuania from Greece and Turkey in 2016. Since it is their first Christmas in Lithuania, International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Vilnius together with Rukla refugee reception centre organized an initiative to share the Christmas spirit with them, IOM announced in a press release. […]

Vilnius Municipality Court

Iraqi family going to Lithuanian court after residence permit refusal

An Iraqi family of seven that has been relocated to Lithuania but refused a residence permit here has turned to court over the Migration Department’s decision. […]