political asylum

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Recent migration flows to the EU

This infographic aims to present the latest available data on migrant flows to the EU in the year 2019. It covers the detection of illegal crossings on the EU’s external borders, numbers of deaths of migrants on those crossings, the number of asylum applications in EU Member States and their decisions on those applications. Continue reading

Area of freedom, security and justice: Untapped potential

Since the entry into force of the 1997 Treaty of Amsterdam, the EU offers its citizens an area of freedom, security and justice (AFSJ). Continue reading

Reform of the Qualification Directive [EU Legislation in Progress]

Written by Detelin Ivanov (2nd edition), The current refugee and migrant crisis in Europe has called into question existing EU legislation on asylum, in particular the criteria according to which applicants for international protection can qualify for refugee or subsidiary protection status, as recognised in the Qualification Directive. Although national asylum rules are more closely … Continue reading

Extraterritorial processing of asylum claims

The Agenda on Migration , published by the Commission on 13 May 2015, advocates a holistic approach which includes the establishment of a pilot multi-purpose centre in Niger by the end of the year. The centre will work with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the UNHCR and the Niger authorities to provide information, local … 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

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