Today, the Belgian State Secretary for Asylum Policy and Migration and the German Minister of Foreign Affairs signed a letter of intent to increase the cooperation of the two countries regarding monitoring beneficiaries of international protection who travel to their countries of origin.
In het kader van het Maltese voorzitterschap van de Europese Raad, hield het Maltese Nationale Contactpunt van het EMN op 24 en 25 mei 2017 een tweedaagse conferentie. De conferentie was gewijd aan de hervorming van het gemeenschappelijk Europees asielstelsel.
Wanneer30 mei 2017
Today, two new laws have entered into force. They focus on the procedure to end the residence rights and organized the removal of foreign nationals legally residing in Belgium for reasons of public order or national security.
The Commission is today setting out actions to reinforce the protection of all migration children at all stages of the process and to ensure a closer link between the asylum and child protection services.
In its judgement delivered today, the Court of Justice has ruled that Member States are not required – under EU law – to grant a humanitarian visa to persons who wish to enter their territory with a view to applying for asylum. However, they are free to do so on the basis of their national law.
Het Commissariaat-generaal voor de Vluchtelingen en de Staatlozen (CGVS) heeft een nieuwe gids gepubliceerd die informatie verschaft aan niet-begeleide minderjarigen die asiel aanvragen in België, alsook aan hun voogd.
Wanneer28 februari 2017
Foreign nationals might have to pay a fee of maximum 50 euro in certain municipalities when they renew, extend or replace a temporary residence permit at the level of the municipalities. Modifications by the Law of 18 December 2016, published today in the Belgian Official Gazette, made it possible for municipalities to collect this fee.
Today a new law enters (partly) into force inserting a general residence condition into the Immigration Act. The Immigration Office can now put an end to a residence permit if the person cannot put forward provable integration efforts.
According to the Missing Migrants Project, an estimate of 7495 men, women and children migrants or refugees died or were reported missing across five continents in 2016. That is almost 20 victims per day and the number may not include them all.