Integration monitor is a daily Latvian press digest on ethnic minority and society integration issues. The Monitor reviews the biggest Latvian dailies: Diena, Latvijas Avize, Neatkariga (in Latvian language), Vesti Segodnya (in Russian language). In specific cases other information sources are used. Latvian Centre for Human Rights is not responsible for information published by the media.
According to the Head of the Naturalisation Board Eizenija Aldermane, number of applicants for Latvian citizenship might grow in the near future due to the fact that the U.S.A. cancels visa requirement for Latvian citizens. Latvian non-citizens still will be required visas to enter the U.S.A. Telegraf
Diena reports that on 28 October five citizens of Georgia have appealed for asylum in Latvia. In total, 20 ethnic Georgians have appealed for asylum in Latvia since the beginning of the year.