After tightening family reunification laws last year, Center Party parliamentary group leader MP Antti Kaikkonen believes that the government has gone too far in tightening immigration policy, according to Lahti-based daily Etelä-Suomen Sanomat. The Center Party believes that the 2,600-euro/month salary requirement to bring your spouse and two children should be changed.
Finland is suffering from a crisis that hinges on isolationism, nationalism, and fear of the outside world. In many respects, Finland is an island in Europe. Every time its status as an island is threatened, it sends jitters up the country’s spine.