Norwegian TV2 reports that according to a Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) study, 40% of Iraqi asylum seekers who came to Norway and then returned voluntarily, are sorry about coming to Norway.

Pål Lønseth, state secretary at the Justice Ministry, says that the asylum seekers see that conditions at home are good, and that while in Norway they've put their life on standby.

According to the report, many of the asylum seekers admit they've lied when they came to Norway. They did not need international protection and really came looking for work.

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