The Migration Policy Board established by Article 105 of the Law on Foreigners and International Protection No. 6458 dated 04.04.2013, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Interior; held five meetings on 15 February, 26 April, 16 November, 28 December 2017 and 20 February 2018.
With the transition to the Presidential Government System, the Migration Policy Board repealed with the Decree no. 703 was restructured under the name of “Migration Board” with the Presidential Decree No. 17 published in the Official Gazette dated 13 September 2018.
The Migration Board was added to subparagraph (h) of the 1. Paragraph of Article 522 of the Presidential Decree no. 1. Relevant article “Migration Board is responsible for determining Turkey’s migration strategies related with the foreigners and following the coordination and implementation; and is chaired by the Minister of Interior and consists of representatives from ministries, institutions and establishments determined by the Ministry of Interior. The Board shall convene upon the call of the Minister of the Interior.” is in force and obligatory.
In line with the duties assigned to itself primarily, the Board made decisions on;