UPDATED: Officials in Trelleborg in southern Sweden have told The Local that around 1,000 unaccompanied refugee children and young adults who have arrived in the town over the last month have since gone missing.Indeed. The process of fleeing to parts unknown, on the other hand, is incredibly speedy. And therein lies the rub for your Migrationsverket, eh, Agneta? (Does it seem to you, as it does to me, that the Swedes don't exactly have a handle on this "refugee" influx/tsunami? Fortunately, the odds are that only several hundred of the missing are likely to be involved in jihad hanky-panky.)
The small coastal town is currently experiencing its biggest influx of refugees to date, with several thousand people turning up every week since the start of September, according to authorities.But out of 1,900 children who have arrived in Trelleborg over the last month without parents or older relatives, at least half are believed to have left the area without alerting officials, despite being given temporary accommodation there."We don't know where they are (...) We don't have the possibility to stop them leaving. We can't wait by their beds day and night," Agneta Sjölund, Director of Trelleborg Municipality, told The Local.Sjölund said that most of the refugees had arrived in southern Sweden via ferries from Germany and had been registered in the town but not yet had their paperwork processed by Sweden's Migration Agency (Migrationsverket), which made it more difficult to keep track of them."Trelleborg has become a transit destination in a short space of time," added the director."With Migrationsverket...it's a slow process," she said. ...
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Angst In Sweden Over 1,000 Missing "Children"
And by "children" they mean, of course, recently arrived "refugees," some of whom are quite young, but many of whom belong in the "young adult" category (emphasis in the original):