Posts Tagged: Alexander Stubb

The Finnish government shrinks in the face of the humanitarian crisis in Europe

The Finnish government is sending mixed messages about its role in the humanitarian crisis that Europe faces today. A good example of the latter is Prime Minister Juha Sipilä’s announcement last week when he offered his home to refugees but last Friday the government unveiled plans to demote refugees that get a residence permit to second-class status.

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The new Finnish government’s immigration policy is a farce that will scare away new immigrants

One of the first reactions that some had concerning the immigration policy of the new government was that it wasn’t as bad as some expected. Others even went as far as to say that Perussuomalaiset (PS) chairman Timo Soini caved in and showed again his true political turncoat colors. The question we should be asking

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