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Norway Proposes Stricter Asylum Rules

Norway's center-right government on Tuesday proposed tightening the country's asylum rules to avoid what the immigration minister described as "violent consequences" for the country's welfare system. The measures, which would need parliamentary approval, include making it more difficult for refugees to bring family members to Norway and raising the requirements for permanent residence permits. The move comes after more than 30,000 asylum-seekers sought shelter...

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