Publication date: 26 October 2018

The European Commission has published the new "Feasibility study on sponsorship schemes as a possible pathway to safe channels for admission to the EU". Finalised in October 2018, its outcomes confirm that private sponsorship schemes can efficiently contribute to meeting the goal of promoting safe and legal channels of admission to the EU of those in need of international protection. The Commission will therefore consider ways in which Member States could be best supported in establishing such schemes.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: legal migration

Publication date: 29 May 2018

This publication takes stock of recent EU developments in the area of asylum, borders and external cooperation on migration.

    Publication date: 01 July 2017

    This study by the Ethical Journalism Network and the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) aims to understand the prevailing media narratives on migration in different national contexts. It looks at their strengths and shortcomings, and provides some insight into the interplay between editorial lines, political narratives, journalistic approaches and public discourse.
    Main theme: External Dimension
    Publication Type: Study
    Keywords: media coverage

    Publication date: 28 April 2016

    The purpose of this study is to contribute to the identification and understanding of what it means to be ‘taking into account the gender perspective, to strengthen the prevention of this crime and protection of the victims thereof’ as required in the Art 1 of EU Directive 2011/36/EU.
    Main theme: Smuggling & Trafficking, Vulnerable groups
    Publication Type: Study
    Keywords: gender, sexual exploitation

    Publication date: 18 February 2016

    This Eurofund report examines how policies in the areas of migration, the labour market and integration are coordinated within EU Member States, with a specific focus on the role of the social partners and local-level initiatives.
    Main theme: Migration, Integration
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: Eurofund, policy coordination

    Publication date: 05 January 2016

    The Plan for 2015-2020 sets out concrete actions to prevent and counter migrant smuggling. Actions include setting up a list of suspicious vessels, enhancing exchange of information with financial institutions and cooperating with internet service providers and social media.

    Publication date: 16 December 2015

    This paper by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights seeks to provide guidance to policy makers and practitioners on the use of measures for asylum seekers and people in return procedures that do not unnecessarily deprive them of their right to liberty.
    Main theme: Migration
    Keywords: alternative to detention

    Publication date: 23 May 2014

    The Commission published the 5th Annual Report on Immigration and Asylum (2013) and the accompanying Staff Working Document, providing more information and statistics on developments at both EU and member State levels, the latter collected by the European Migration Network (EMN).
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration

    Publication date: 04 September 2013

    This report, which was prepared at the request of the European Commission by the European Services Network (ESN) and the Migration Policy Group (MPG) focuses on the further development and use of EU immigrant integration indicators.
    Main theme: Integration
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: integration indicator

    Publication date: 24 June 2013

    The 4th Annual Report, that was releases on 17 June 2013, analyses the 2012 and early 2013 developments in the areas of immigration and asylum and calls for a more coherent EU response. The Report is inter alia based on EMN annual reports 2012.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Keywords: annual report

    Publication date: 20 September 2012

    The Strategy, adopted on 19 June 2012, contains a set of concrete and practical measures that will support and complement the Directive 2011/36/EC whose deadline for transposition is 6 April 2013.

    Publication date: 30 May 2012

    Today, the Commission is publishing a Report on the 2011 developments in the areas of immigration and asylum.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: annual report

    Publication date: 03 May 2012

    In a globalised economic environment, labour mobility both within the EU and between the EU and the rest of the world is a growing reality and necessity. Social security coordination is a system of rules aimed at facilitating such mobility.

    Publication date: 29 February 2012

    The Frontex Risk Analysis Network (FRAN) released its newest quarterly Issue 3, July–September 2011.

    Publication date: 29 February 2012

    The publication commissionned by the DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, offers a descriptive and analytical assessment of the use of social assistance by migrants in 19 European Member States.

    Publication date: 15 February 2012

    The study generates a checklist which aims to assist Member States in developing their processes for considering the return of children informed by national good practices.

    Publication date: 08 February 2012

    This Eurostat publication provides an overview of asylum applicants and first instance decisions on asylum applications for the second quarter of 2011.

    Publication date: 19 January 2012

    This report assesses the application of the Directive 2005/71/EC on a specific procedure for admitting third-country nationals for more than three months for the purpose of scientific research.
    Main theme: Economic migration, Study § Training
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: Scientific Visa

    Publication date: 21 December 2011

    This Eurostat-publication provides a wide range of information on the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of migrants.
    Main theme: Data & Statistics
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: Eurostat, Immigrant integration, migration flows

    Publication date: 27 September 2011

    This Eurostat publication is providing a detailed overview of the asylum applications and decisions in the EU27 in 2011.

    Publication date: 05 September 2011

    In 2009, EU Member States issued about 2.3 million new residence permits to third country nationals, i.e. to non-EU citizens, a number that represents a decline of about 0.2 million compared with 2008.

    Publication date: 23 August 2011

    Here you can find the list of available EMN Ad-Hoc Query compilations.
    Main theme: Ad Hoc Queries

    Publication date: 24 June 2011

    This report has been prepared by Eurostat within the frame of the Zaragoza pilot study on common integration indicators
    Main theme: Data & Statistics
    Publication Type: Study
    Keywords: EU Migration Policy, Immigrant integration

    Publication date: 17 June 2011

    This Staff Working Paper of the European Commission is accompanying the Commission Communication to the EP and the Council, within the framework of the Annual Report on Immigration and Asylum 2010

    Publication date: 20 May 2011

    The Annual Risk Analysis Report of EU Agency FRONTEX, in charge for the coordination of the operational cooperation between Member States in the field of border security