European Asylum Policy

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Asylum and irregular immigration in the EU: state of play

Recent events in the Mediterranean have seen many migrants dying off the shores of Italy, Malta and Spain. Many voices call for a more coherent approach to asylum and irregular immigration in the EU to achieve a balance between the legitimate interests of people seeking security and/or better living conditions, and the need to keep … Continue reading

EU Funds for asylum, migration and borders

Migration and asylum are significant phenomena in today’s world. Traditionally, each EU Member State has built its own policies in these sensitive areas. But developments such as the removal of internal border controls across most of the EU have made the case for greater coherence. This relatively recent cooperation has resulted in the development of … Continue reading

Irregular immigration in the EU: Some national perspectives on arrival of immigrants

Recent events in the Mediter-ranean, which have led to many migrants dying off the shores of European Union Member States, have placed EU migration policies back on the political agenda. A particular difficulty in dealing with this phenomenon comes from the mixed flows of migrants, made up of both irregular immigrants and asylum seekers. The … Continue reading

Revised rules for treatment of asylum-seekers

6 language versions available in PDF format Überarbeitete Regelungen für die Behandlung von Asylbewerbern Normas revisadas sobre el trato a los solicitantes de asilo Révision de la réglementation relative aux demandeurs d’asile Nuove norme per il trattamento delle richieste di asilo Zmienione zasady traktowania osób ubiegających się o azyl Revised rules for treatment of asylum-seekers … Continue reading

L’Outre-mer : un état d’exception

Il y a, aujourd’hui encore, des territoires français (Guyane, Mayotte, Martinique..) où l’on enferme et expulse personnes et enfants venus des pays voisins,  en dépit des principes et valeurs fondamentales européennes. Dans ces territoires d’outre mer, un droit d’exception est habituellement appliqué aux étrangers au nom d’une perpétuelle “situation particulière”. Mesures d’exécution L’existence d’un recours … Continue reading

Transfer of asylum-seekers and fundamental rights

The EU asylum system, and in particular the Dublin regime, has come under criticism in recent years. Member States (MS), as well as NGOs, claim that transferring asylum-seekers to the MS responsible for examining their application under the rules of the Dublin II Regulation overloads the asylum systems of some MS, resulting in violations of … Continue reading

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