• Assessments of citizenship criteria: are immigrants more liberal? 

      Midtbøen, Arnfinn Haagensen; Brochmann, Grete; Erdal, Marta Bivand; Kruse, Mathias; Jensen, Kristian Kriegbaum; Bevelander, Pieter; Mouritsen, Per; Bech, Emily Cochran (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The literature on citizenship policies is flourishing, yet we know little of which naturalisation requirements majorities and minorities find reasonable, and how they view existing citizenship regimes. Drawing on original ...
    • Citizenship in the Nordic Countries : past, present, future 

      Midtbøen, Arnfinn Haagensen; Birkvad, Simon Roland; Erdal, Marta Bivand (TemaNord, Research report, 2018)
      The Nordic countries have a century-long tradition for cooperation within the area of citizenship law. Since the mid-1970s, however, the Nordic countries have moved in different directions. Today, the Nordic countries ...
    • Losing the Right to Stay: Revocation of immigrant residence permits and citizenship in Norway — Experiences and effects 

      Brekke, Jan-Paul; Birkvad, Simon Roland; Erdal, Marta Bivand (Rapport – Institutt for samfunnsforskning, Research report, 2019)
      In recent years, the Directorate of Immigration’s (UDI) handling of so-called revocation cases has received increased attention. These are cases where the authorities first grant residence permits and citizenship to migrants ...
    • Losing the Right to Stay: Revocation of Refugee Permits in Norway 

      Brekke, Jan-Paul; Birkvad, Simon Roland; Erdal, Marta Bivand (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Following the record number of asylum seekers to Europe in 2015, Norway intensified its practice of revoking migrants’ residence permits and citizenships, which primarily affected refugees and their families, and reflects ...