Publication date: 08 February 2013

The proposal to facilitate the temporary transfer of third-country nationals for multinational companies is currently under discussion. Background information and state of play can be found here.

Publication date: 08 February 2013

Negotiations on the proposal for the seasonal workers directive are expected to be finalised soon. Background information and state of play can be found here.

Publication date: 08 February 2013

This Directive introduces a single application procedure for third-country nationals to reside and work in the EU. Background information and state of play can be found here.

Publication date: 08 February 2013

The blue card was introduced to improve the EU's ability to attract highly qualified workers from third countries. Background information and state of play can be found here.
Main theme: Economic migration
Keywords: EU directive, blue card

Publication date: 08 February 2013

The commission is expected to present a proposal to amend and merge the directive on students and the researchers directive. Background information and state of play can be found here.

Publication date: 08 February 2013

The commission has presented a proposal to amend and merge the directive on students and the researchers directive. Background information and state of play can be found here.

Publication date: 08 February 2013

The Commission published in May 2012 a summary of the responses received on its public consultation on family reunification. Background information, state of play and case law regarding this directive can be found here.

Publication date: 08 February 2013

In May 2011 the directive was formally adopted to extend the scope of the directive to beneficiaries of international protection. Background information, state of play and case law regarding this directive can be found here.
Main theme: Migration
Keywords: EU directive, Long-term Residents

Publication date: 04 February 2013

Negotiations between the Council and the EP on the recast of the Dublin II regulation have been finalised and the regulation is formally adopted. Background information, state of play and case-law regarding this regulation can be found here.

Publication date: 04 February 2013

More background information and state of play can be found here.

Publication date: 04 February 2013

After difficult negotiations between the Council and the EP the recast of this directive have been adopted. Background information, state of play and case law regarding this directive can be found here.

Publication date: 31 January 2013

The recast-directive is approved and published in December 2011. The transposition deadline is 21 December 2013. Background information, state of play and case-law regarding this directive can be found here.

Publication date: 29 January 2013

The final approval of the recast of the reception conditions directive was accomplished in June 2013. Background information, state of play and case law regarding this directive can be found here.