Minister of Immigration and Integration Sylvi Listhaug (Progress Party)

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Published under: Solberg's Government

Publisher Ministry of Justice and Public Security


Born: 1977
Marital status: Married, two children

The Minister of Immigration and Integration is responsible for the Government's asylum, immigration and integration policy.

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Work experience:
2013 – 2015 Minister of Agriculture and Food
2012 – 2013 Senior consultant with First House
2010 – 2012 Council member for Health and care for the elderly
2006 – 2010 Council member for welfare and social services
2005 – 2005 Intern, House of Representatives, Washington DC
2004 – 2005 Council secretary for welfare and social services
2001 – 2004 Political advisor for Church, Education and Research Fraction, 
Progress Party's parliamentary group
2000 – 2001 Teacher, Sjøholt school, Ørskog municipality
1995 – 2000 Care assistant at Ørskog home for the elderly, Ørskog municipality
1996 – 2000 Teacher's education at Volda University College 
1994 – 1996 Secondary school graduate, Spjelkavik upper secondary school
Positions of trust: 
Has held a number of positions of trust in the Progress Party youth organization and the Progress Party since 1998. Including:  
2002 – 2006 Member of Progress Party youth organization central board 
2005 – Member of Progress Party central board
1st deputy to the Storting from Oslo in the 2009-2013 period