Publication date: 10 February 2016

The 51st edition of Forced Migration Review is dedicated to the current migration crisis in Europe, which is examined from different perspectives (legal, practical, moral...).
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: Forced Migration Review, migration crisis

Publication date: 03 February 2016

This MPI Europe report by Michael Kegels, details the central importance of well-functioning reception systems for asylum seekers in the EU.
Main theme: Reception
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: capacity, CEAS, flexibility, quality standards

Publication date: 01 February 2016

In the context of the current crisis, the Western Balkans is a busy migrant route. It is necessary to work more closely with this region and to come up with a coordinated approach to the crisis.

Publication date: 29 January 2016

The 13th edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: EMN bulletin

Publication date: 28 January 2016

22 (Member) States provided information on their practices regarding illegally working migrants, more precisely on whether this is considered a criminal offence and what possible sanctions they face. This query was launched by the British National Contact Point.

Publication date: 25 January 2016

The Guidelines – developed under the EMN Return Expert Group (REG) - propose a common methodology that Member States can follow to monitor and evaluate AVVR programmes.
Main theme: Return & Readmission
Publication Type: REG
Keywords: monitoring, evaluation, AVRR, AVR

Publication date: 21 January 2016

The report contains administrative and statistical data on migration and asylum, integration, social cohesion and the social position and participation of foreign nationals and people of foreign origin in Flanders, within a Belgian and European framework.
Main theme: Migration, Integration, Data & Statistics
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: integration monitor

Publication date: 07 January 2016

This is the first action plan specifically devoted to the fight against smuggling in human beings in Belgium. It includes concrete measures to be implemented in the coming years to address evolving challenges linked to human smuggling.

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: 04 January 2016

What exchange of information on the application of exclusion 1F takes place currently ? Is it desirable and feasible to enhance international information exchange in this matter? This study answers these questions.

Publication date: 16 December 2015

Upon request by the LIBE committee, this research paper reviews the social and economic context of EU international labour migration policy, the status of relevant EU legislation and the available policy options.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: labour migration

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: 17 November 2015

This study provides information on the scale, characteristics, trends and patterns of migrant smuggling to the EU and analyzes the institutional arrangements, legal framework, policies and activities at international, EU and national level tackling this phenomenon.
Main theme: Smuggling & Trafficking
Publication Type: Thematic Studies

Publication date: 16 November 2015

This EMN Inform summarises the main findings of the EMN Study "Determining labour shortages and the need for labour migration from third countries".
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: labour migration, labour shortage

Publication date: 09 November 2015

Through this publication, the Ciré informs private persons, who wish to welcome a migrant at home, about the needs of the sector and the legal consequences.
Main theme: Reception
Publication Type: EMN Reports & studies
Keywords: accomodation, private person

Publication date: 06 November 2015

21 (Member) States provided information on the status granted to beneficiaries of resettlement, as well as on the practical procedure to grant this status and on the integration measures available. This query was launched by the Slovenian National Contact Point.
Main theme: Ad Hoc Queries
Keywords: resettlement

Publication date: 03 November 2015

This EMN Inform summarises the main findings of the EMN Study "Dissemination of Information on Voluntary Return: how to reach irregular migrants not in contact with the authorities".
Main theme: Irregular Migration, Return & Readmission
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: voluntary return

Publication date: 21 October 2015

In its annual report on trafficking and smuggling of human beings, Myria provides qualitative and quantitative data on these phenomena as well as a judicial analysis and recommendations. The 2015 report focuses in particular on victims of early or forced marriages and on victims of loverboys.

Publication date: 12 October 2015

The 12th edition of the EMN Bulletin provides updates on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
Main theme: Migration, Asylum
Publication Type: EMN bulletin

Publication date: 21 September 2015

The Annual Report 2014/ 2015, produced in the framework of the Asylum Information Database (AIDA) project, provides information on the main developments regarding asylum policies and practices in EU Member States.

Publication date: 17 September 2015

This EMN study analyses and compares the different approaches used by Member States to ensure irregular migrants are informed of options for return.

Publication date: 07 September 2015

This report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights aims to estimate the economic cost of providing timely access to healthcare for migrants in an irregular situation, compared with providing treatment only in emergency cases.
Main theme: Irregular Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: healthcare

Publication date: 04 September 2015

In this report, Myria provides an annual overview of the demographics and of the situation of foreigners in terms of fundamental rights in Belgium. Myria also provides recommendations for the belgian public authorities.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: federal migration centre, Myria

Publication date: 19 August 2015

This report focuses on Belgium’s admission policy for third country nationals, more particularly regarding family reunification, labour migration, and student migration. It also compares Belgium’s conditions of entry with those of other EU Member States.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: third-country nationals, admission

Publication date: 17 August 2015

On 27 July 2015, UNHCR and Fedasil launched the report “All Born on 01/01” which examines the situation of Afghan asylum seekers residing in collective reception centres in Belgium.
Main theme: Reception
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: UNHCR, reception centre, Fedasil, Afghanistan