EMN Bulletin (April - June 2018)

The 23rd edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including the latest relevant published statistics.


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The 23rd edition of the EMN Bulletin provides information on developments at EU and national level (from April to June 2018) regarding general policy developments; the Common European Asylum System; unaccompanied minors and vulnerable groups; legal migration and integration; the management of the EU external borders; irregular migration and return; external dimensions; and trafficking in human beings.

This edition includes information - inter alia - on:

At EU level:

  • The publication by the European Commission of a progress report on the European Agenda on Migration as well as the Commission’s roadmap.

  • The proposal of the European Commission to upgrade the Visa Information System (VIS) in order to better respond to the evolving security and migratory challenges.

  • The joint statement by the Heads of ten EU Agencies to commit to work together to address trafficking in human beings, by ensuring a coordinated, coherent and comprehensive response.
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At national level:

  • BE: the entering into force of the law that introduces preventive and repressive measures to fight against false declarations of parenthood.

  • AT: Austrian Federal Ministry of Labour set a contingent of 720 foreigners for temporary employment in summer tourism.

  • IE: the announcement of new measures that will allow applicants for international protection to seek access to the labour market.
  • SE: the approval of a new law that aims at making it possible for young unaccompanied asylum seekers, whose asylum applications were rejected, to apply for a residence permit for studies at upper secondary schools.
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More developments and other information can be found in the Bulletin (document above).


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Tue 07 Aug 2018
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