EMN Bulletin (developments from May to August 2014)
The EMN Bulletin provides policymakers and other practitioners with updates on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level. The 8th Edition provides information from May 2014 to August 2014, including (latest) relevant published statistics.
This edition of the EMN Bulletin inter alia provides information on:
EMN products, including the EMN Study ‘Migrant access to social security and healthcare: policies and practice’ (July 2014) and events, inter alia the EMN Conference 2014 “Irregular Migration and Return: Challenges and Practices” (12-13 June 2014).
EU and international updates, including the European Council Conclusions from 27 June, EASO Annual Report on the situation of asylum in Europe in 2013, FRA Handbook to strengthen national guardianship systems for children in Europe, Frontex Consultative Forum on Fundamental Rights 1st Annual Report, etc.
- National developments, including post-arrival checks regarding residence permits issued for employment purposes in Sweden, the creation of a five million euro scholarship programme to stimulate international exchanges among talented students in the Netherlands, a fast track for asylum claims from particular groups of unaccompanied minors in Norway, the launch of a national plan (2014-2016) for the fight against trafficking in human beings in France, etc.
- Case law, including Judgment of Case 669/13 (relating to the Long-Term Residence Directive) and Judgment of Case 604/12 (relating to the Qualification Directive) of the European Court of Justice.
- Latest available national statistics on legal migration, international protection and asylum and unaccompanied minors, Schengen borders and visas, integration and citizenship, irregular migration and return.