SEF to name 22,000 immigrants with residency purposes filed by 2019

The Service for Foreigners and Borders (SEF) is clearing lists of expired residence allow processes, the oldest purposes being 4 years outdated. Immigrants who expressed “curiosity” in 2017 and 2018 and confirmed their appointment (2302 folks) handed the primary stage. One other 19,500 folks have been notified since 2019 and begin calling in 2020. The … Read more

Migrant who condemned mistreatment in Qatar asks for help: ‘Selection can change our history’ – 01/14/2022 – Sport

Malcolm Bidali went to Qatar, dreaming of a good job and prosperity. As will the more than 2 million migrants who are estimated to be working in the country hosting the next World Cup. Not everything went as expected by the Kenyan, who had very poor working and housing conditions. When he was with the … Read more

Being a migrant or a refugee is different, but in this center for all “humanized integration” | report

We arrived at the end of a Portuguese lesson for Ukrainians taught by teacher Margarida Muta at the San Cirilo Community Center in Porto. In a small makeshift room we find Julia Sikekina, who arrived in Portugal three weeks ago. At the lessons we learned such expressions as “Carnation Revolution”, “education for all”, “freedom”. “Since … Read more

Immigrants donate over a billion euros to social security

JN / Agencies December 18, 2021, 04:01 PM Immigrants in Portugal contributed more than 1 billion euros in social security contributions in 2020 but received only 273 million euros in social benefits, according to a statistical report from the Migration Observatory. One of this report’s 2019 and 2020 metrics shows that “like other social phenomena, … Read more

Grateful, “happy and free” community in Portugal | report

Some Ukrainians living in Portugal celebrated the first great Greek Catholic Mass in Lisbon this Sunday after Russia invaded their country. They prayed for peace and once again thanked for the friendship that the Portuguese had given them. There is a word that this immigrant community has been repeating over and over in recent days: … Read more