Tadas Vizgirda

US companies say Lithuania’s migration system slowing down investment

The survey of members of the American Chamber of Commerce has shown that 58.4 percent of the respondents from major United States companies operating in Lithuania are unhappy with the current migration system in the country and regard it as poor or very poor. […]

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Lithuania gets ready for refugee challenge

As the European Union launches talks on refugee distribution, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says accepting several hundred refugees is not only a challenge but also an opportunity to solve the problem of short workforce supply. […]

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European Union

Lithuania wants to accept up to 200 refugees, according to interior minister

Lithuania’s Ministry of the Interior on Monday presented the government with a draft proposal which suggests accepting up to 200 refugees by 2018 in an effort to contribute to the resolution of the Mediterranean refugee crisis. […]

Saulius Skvernelis
European Union

EU Council to finalize refugee quota for Lithuania next week, interior minister says

The meeting of the European Union‘s (EU) Justice and Home Affairs Council next week should establish the number of refugees Lithuania will have to accept, Interior Minister Saulius Skvernelis says. […]