Publication date: 07 August 2018

This EMN study aims at analysing the impact of EU rules on return policies and practices of Member States (including Belgium), and hence on the effectiveness of return decisions issued across the EU.

Publication date: 29 May 2018

This publication takes stock of recent EU developments in the area of asylum, borders and external cooperation on migration.

    Publication date: 15 May 2018

    Today, EMN published its Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2017. The report provides an overview of major developments in migration and asylum in the EU in 2017. 

    Publication date: 08 May 2018

    The 22nd edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: EMN bulletin

    Publication date: 03 April 2018

    The GRETA report, covering the period from 1 January until 31 December 2018, stresses that labour exploitation is on the rise across Europe. Also in Belgium, labour exploitation appears as a predominant form of trafficking.

    Publication date: 28 March 2018

    The Belgian Contact Point to the European Migration Network has updated the organigram depicting the Institutional framework for immigration and asylum policies in Belgium.
    Main theme: Migration
    Publication Type: EMN Reports & studies
    Keywords: institutional framework

    Publication date: 14 March 2018

    In the context of the debate on returns to Sudan, the Belgian authorities saw the need to collect up to date and comparable data regarding the number of Sudanese nationals returned to Sudan by other EU Member States (MS) and Norway, and to collect additional information on the identification and return processes in other EU Member States and Norway.   

    Publication date: 23 February 2018

    This EMN Inform summarizes the main findings of the EMN study “The effectiveness of return in EU Member States: challenges and good practices linked to EU rules and standards”.
    Main theme: Return & Readmission
    Publication Type: EMN inform
    Keywords: return

    Publication date: 01 February 2018

    The 21st edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: EMN bulletin

    Publication date: 26 January 2018

    This EMN Inform provides information on the policies and practices of Member States to attract and retain foreign startup founders.
    Main theme: Economic migration
    Publication Type: EMN inform

    Publication date: 15 January 2018

    This Inform presents an overview of the EMN Study on “Challenges and practices for establishing the identity of third-country nationals in migration procedures”. 

    Publication date: 15 January 2018

    The Belgian Contact Point of the European Migration Network has published a report on challenges and practices for establishing identity in the migration process. The report served as the Belgian contribution to an EU Synthesis report on the topic, which compares national policies, legislation and practices on the subject in 25 EU Member States and Norway. 

    Publication date: 01 December 2017

    This EMN Policy Brief examines trends in applications for international protection and irregular movements of third-country national migrants across the EU and Norway. It focuses on the period 2012 - 2016 and – where data is available - up to August 2017. This is an update of the Policy Brief published in December 2015.

    Publication date: 09 November 2017

    Myria (the Belgian Federal Migration Centre - an independent public body analyzing migration policies) has released its fifth MyriaDoc on Return, Detention and Removal of Foreigners in Belgium (2017).

    Publication date: 23 October 2017

    The 20th edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
    Main theme: Cross-sectional
    Publication Type: EMN bulletin
    Keywords: European Agenda on Migration

    Publication date: 20 September 2017

    This EMN Inform summarises the main findings of the EMN Ad-Hoc Query (AHQ) on Retaining third-country national students.
    Main theme: Economic migration
    Publication Type: EMN inform
    Keywords: student

    Publication date: 25 August 2017

    This EMN Inform summarizes the main findings of the EMN study "The Illegal Employment of Third-Country Nationals in the EU".

    Publication date: 18 August 2017

    The Country Factsheet provides succinct information on the most significant political and legislative developments in the field of migration and international protection in Belgium in 2016, plus the latest relevant statistics.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports

    Publication date: 02 August 2017

    The 19th edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: EMN bulletin

    Publication date: 31 July 2017

    This EMN study analyses the measures in place at (Member) State level to fight against the illegal employment of (regularly and irregularly staying) third-country nationals, possible obstacles in this field and strategies and good practices to overcome them.
    Main theme: Migration
    Publication Type: Thematic Studies

    Publication date: 20 July 2017

    This EMN Inform summarizes the main findings of the EMN study on "Family Reunification of TCNs in the EU plus Norway".

    Publication date: 20 July 2017

    Today, the Belgian Contact Point of the European Migration Network published a new national report on Family Reunification of Third Country Nationals in Belgium. The report served as the Belgian contribution to an EU Synthesis report on the subject, which compares national policies and practices on the subject in 25 EU Member States and Norway.

    Publication date: 30 June 2017

    24 (Member) States provided information on the volume of returned unaccompanied minors and on family tracing. This ad-hoc query was launched by the Finnish Contact Point to the EMN.

    Publication date: 28 June 2017

    The EMN annual policy report provides an overview of the major developments in the field of migration and asylum in Belgium and in the EU in 2016.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports

    Publication date: 15 June 2017

    Myria's annual report "Migration in figures and rights 2017" highlights recent available data and it provides an analysis of a number of issues at stake in the field of immigration and asylum. Myria also addresses a number of recommendations towards the government on the respect of fundamental rights of foreigners.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: fundamental right, humanitarian visa