2021-04-20

Publications

Brits in Lithuania after Brexit

What changes for Brits in Lithuania after Brexit?

"The United Kingdom is no longer part of the European Union and the post-Brexit transition period ended on December 31, 2020. From January, British...
Hungary deportations

Hungary keeps deporting migrants, EU border guard turns blind eye

"Hungary has ignored complaints about its practice of escorting undocumented immigrants back across the border to Serbia without due process, a watchdog group said...
Workers from the Philippines

Europe’s Army of Filipino Domestic Workers

" that one of the Philippines’ most-exported commodities is women’s labor. Indeed, the majority of people who move abroad from the Philippines are women,...
Students from Belarus

Expelled and persecuted Belarusian students find refuge in Lithuanian universities

"Belarusian university students have been forced to flee after attending protests and being expelled, persecuted, and imprisoned. Some have found their way to Lithuania. (...) Reacting...
E-residence

Lithuania plans to launch e-residency in January

"Lithuania plans to launch an e-residency scheme in January, which will allow foreign nationals to set up companies, open bank accounts, and declare taxes...
Migrant construction workers

Vilnius company fined for illegally employing Ukrainian workers

"Lithuania’s Labour Inspectorate has fined a building company in Vilnius for illegally employing workers from Ukraine. The firm claimed that 20 Ukrainians were employed by...
Migrants frontline workers

France rewards frontline immigrant workers with citizenship

"Hundreds of immigrants in France working on the coronavirus frontline have had their service to the country recognised with fast-track citizenship. The interior ministry invited...
Climate migration

Article on migration triggered by the climate change published online

Weekly journal "Savaite" published an article in which Akvile Krisciunaite and Ugne Litvinaite, researchers from non-governmental organisation Diversity Development Group and authors of the...
Lithuanian Russians

Lithuania’s Russians torn between two countries: ‘I need to prove that I belong here’

„History and geopolitics have put Lithuania's Russian-speaking citizens in a difficult position. Not only do they have to work out their national identity, but...
Expats in Vilnius

Lonely Planet names Vilnius one of best cities for expats

"Lonely Planet, a leading travel publication, has named Vilnius as one of the best cities in the world for expats. According to the top...