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Lithuania

Country code: LT
Population:

2868231

NFP: Ministry of the Interior
Involvement:

Since 2006

The main migration policy instruments in Lithuania:

Non-exhaustive list of key policy documents in the area of migration:

The main ministries in charge of migration affairs in Lithuania:

  • Ministry of the Interior: Together with its subordinate authorities it is the main body dealing with migration affairs, including immigration (entry, residence); border management and irregular migration; the asylum procedure; return and readmission.
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs: is responsible for visas and consular affairs; shapes development co-operation policy; coordinates diaspora relations.
  • Ministry of Social Security and Labour: is responsible for labour migration and integration; reception of asylum seekers.

Sources:

Last update: December 2018

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