Sweden's Migration Agency cuts forecast for asylum seekers this year

April 27, 2016 10:43 AM

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Sweden's Migration Agency cuts forecast for asylum seekers this year

STOCKHOLM Sweden's Migration Agency expects up to 100,000 asylum seekers in 2016 after last year's record influx, a new forecast showed on Wednesday.

The Migration Agency said it expected between 40,000 and 100,000 to claim asylum in Sweden this year against a previous forecast of between 70,000 and 140,000.

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