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Deportations on the Rise in Finland

The number of deportations of non-Finnish residents is on the rise. Last year there were three times as many deportations from Finland than in the year before. A person’s criminal record is increasingly often the reason for deportation.

Officials began looking at the grounds for deportation after the shocking events at Espoo’s Sello shopping centre on New Year’s Eve 2009 when an immigrant with a criminal record shot dead six people, including himself.

Last year just over 200 deportation orders were made in Finland leading to just over 60 people being deported. This year even more are expected.

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