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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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: 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 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: 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.
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: 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