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One person has been resettled from Italy in scope of the EU Resettlement Programme

On Sunday, 12 March, in scope of the European Union Resettlement Programme, one person in need for international protection was resettled to Latvia from Italy.

The person resettled to Latvia on Sunday come from Eritrea; the person is currently located in the Asylum Seekers’ Accommodation Centre Mucenieki.

As it was notified before, pursuant to international procedures and the Asylum Law, officials of the State Border Guard accept applications and inform the persons about rights and obligations of an asylum seeker during the asylum procedure immediately after the persons’ arriving in Latvia. Officials of the State Border Guard will proceed with their work with asylum seekers during next few days and will draw up documents required for handing over of the case materials to the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs for taking further actions and deciding on granting of refugee or alternative status.

Media attention: to provide you with the required support, visit of the Asylum Seekers’ Accommodation Centre for interviews or filming has to be coordinated with the Public Relations Manager of the Personnel Management and Public Relations Management Department of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs timely before your arrival by telephone 67219185 or electronically prese@pmlp.gov.lv

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