Migration Department

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,...

Several hundred Litvaks granted Lithuanian citizenship after legal amendments

Several hundred applications for Lithuanian citizenship have already been approved since the country amended the law last June to ease the rules for...

Lithuania denies entry to reps of Russian 'compatriots foundation', Moscow vows response

Lithuania has denied entry to representatives of a Russia n foundation that is on the national blacklist , a move that Moscow has said will not go unanswered.

Refugee in Rukla – how do seven people live off of 500 euro?

Abdulrahman Alfahed from Syria arrived with his family at the Rukla Refugee Centre a month and a half ago. The man is frustrated. So far the Migration...

Putin outraged over Lithuania's refusal of entry to Russian Constitutional Court judges

Lithuania has refused to ban entry to judges of the Russian Constitutional Court over decisions that legalized the annexation of Crimea . The Lithuanian...