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.
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.
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.
More developments and other information can be found in the Bulletin (document above).