asylum seekers

UK citizen detained in Lithuania for illegally taking Iraqi family to Poland

Lithuanian border guards detained a UK citizen late on Tuesday, illegally taking an Iraqi family of four, who had asked for asylum in Lithuania, to Poland.

Four more refugees to be transferred to Lithuania from Turkey

Lithuania will have to accept another four refugees, implementing the international agreement, the public radio has announced.

Experts call for allowing asylum seekers to work in Lithuania

Asylum seekers are not allowed to take up jobs or start businesses in Lithuania until they have been granted temporary or permanent residence, but...

Refugee resettlement stalls due to Italy, Greece, Lithuanian intermin says

The resettlement of refugees to Lithuania has been stalling for the last six months as the Baltic country does not receive migrant applications from Greece...

Middle Eastern refugees set to come to Lithuania in fall

Asylum seekers from the Middle East might come to Lithuania in the fall following a break of more than six months, the head of Lithuania's Migration...