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 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: 06 April 2017

    The Africa-Frontex Intelligence Community (AFIC) Joint Report 2016 analyses the irregular migratory movements affecting AFIC countries and EU Member States, cross-border criminality and provides an overview of the main regional security threats affecting the countries in the community. The report also presents a picture of the smuggling networks in Africa.

    Publication date: 01 April 2015

    The Frontex Annual Risk Analysis (ARA) presents a European summary of trends and developments along the external borders of the Member States of the EU.

    Publication date: 07 August 2014

    The key task of the Consultative Forum is to provide advice to Frontex on fundamental rights issues. The Annual Report gives an overview of the activities undertaken by the Consultative Forum in 2013 and contains the main recommendations made to Frontex and its Management Board.
    Main theme: Borders & Visa
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: Frontex, human rights

    Publication date: 16 July 2014

    The annual "activity report" 2013 of the Immigration Office is available.

    Publication date: 02 December 2013

    This publication reviews the solidarity measures the EU has established to support those countries most affected by irregular arrivals by sea and focusses on the fundamental rights challenges raised by such measures.

    Publication date: 11 March 2013

    Frontex Programme of Work 2013 outlines Frontex's areas of possible activities for the year in question, focusing inter alia on the further development of the EUROSUR system, the operational support to Greece, implementation measures and new structures.

    Publication date: 03 January 2013

    This EMN Inform provides a short overview of the main developments that took place in the EU in 2011 in response to increasing migratory pressure and specifically in relation to the six strategic priority areas of the EU Action on Migratory Pressure.

    Publication date: 03 January 2013

    This EMN Inform analyzes whether there is a nexus between visa and migration policy in Member States practices, especially relating to long-stay visas.
    Main theme: Borders & Visa
    Publication Type: EMN inform
    Keywords: migration management, visa policy

    Publication date: 26 October 2012

    This Synthesis Report summarises the main findings of the National Reports for the EMN Study on Visa Policy as Migration Channel undertaken by EMN National Contact Points from 21 Member States.
    Main theme: Borders & Visa
    Publication Type: Thematic Studies
    Keywords: visa policy

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    Since June 4, 2012 the annual report 2011 of the Immigration Department is available
    Main theme: Borders & Visa
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: Immigration Department

    Publication date: 09 January 2012

    Irregular migration is a subject of ongoing public debate in Europe. Policy makers are under pressure to reduce it and majorities often view it as a problem. Have policy interventions contributed to a decline in irregular migration? Have new hotspots of irregular entry emerged?

    Publication date: 13 October 2011

    This study examines the impact of the visa policy on legal and illegal migration in Belgium. It is limited to nationals from third countries, with exception of family members of EU nationals or Belgians. Short-stay visas of max. 3 months and D visas for stays of more than 3 months are discussed
    Main theme: Borders & Visa
    Publication Type: Thematic Studies
    Keywords: visa policy

    Publication date: 23 June 2011

    This is the Annual Report 2010 of the Belgian Immigration Office (Dienst Vreemdelingenzaken/Office des Etrangers)

    Publication date: 20 May 2011

    The Annual Risk Analysis Report of EU Agency FRONTEX, in charge for the coordination of the operational cooperation between Member States in the field of border security

    Publication date: 11 May 2011

    The Centre for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism (Centre) published a report about the respecting of fundamental rights of detainees of the INAD-Centre on Brussels Airport
    Main theme: International Protection, Borders & Visa
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: detention, INAD-centre

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    This report describes the activities of the Immigration Office for the year 2009 regarding the entry, stay, settlement and removal of foreign nationals.
    Main theme: Borders & Visa
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: annual report