Publication date: 09 August 2013

This EMN Inform provides information on the use of quotas by Member States as a measure to manage labour migration from third countries.

Publication date: 28 February 2013

What are the challenges/barriers which affect the intra-EU mobility of third-country nationals? The study analyses this question as well as the EU acquis and national policies of relevance in this matter.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: intra EU mobility, mobility rights

Publication date: 08 February 2013

The proposal to facilitate the temporary transfer of third-country nationals for multinational companies is currently under discussion. Background information and state of play can be found here.

Publication date: 08 February 2013

Negotiations on the proposal for the seasonal workers directive are expected to be finalised soon. Background information and state of play can be found here.

Publication date: 08 February 2013

This Directive introduces a single application procedure for third-country nationals to reside and work in the EU. Background information and state of play can be found here.

Publication date: 08 February 2013

The blue card was introduced to improve the EU's ability to attract highly qualified workers from third countries. Background information and state of play can be found here.
Main theme: Economic migration
Keywords: EU directive, blue card

Publication date: 03 January 2013

This EMN Inform summarises the main developments in 2011 in legal migration and mobility. Topics addressed include statistics, promoting legal migration channels, economic, family Reunification and integration.

Publication date: 07 August 2012

This article examines ways of better identifying the role of mid- and low-skilled migration in filling labour and skill shortages.

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Every six months the Flemish Employment Service (VDAB) reports about various disadvantaged groups.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: unemployment

Publication date: 03 May 2012

The European Parliament's Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality requested this study.
Main theme: Economic migration, Vulnerable groups
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: au pair

Publication date: 03 May 2012

In a globalised economic environment, labour mobility both within the EU and between the EU and the rest of the world is a growing reality and necessity. Social security coordination is a system of rules aimed at facilitating such mobility.

Publication date: 19 March 2012

The Political scientist Randall Hansen has published his study for the Transatlantic Council on Migration. He studied complementary about immigration and integration in Europe.
Main theme: Economic migration, Integration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: employment, Immigrant integration

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Johan Wets and Tom De Bruyn, researchers at the Reasearch Center HIVA of the KUL publish their study about shortages of staff in the healthcare sector in Belgium.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: labour shortages

Publication date: 29 February 2012

The publication commissionned by the DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, offers a descriptive and analytical assessment of the use of social assistance by migrants in 19 European Member States.

Publication date: 03 February 2012

This EMN Inform presents a brief summary of the findings from the EMN Study on Satisfying Labour Demand through Migration
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: labour shortages

Publication date: 03 February 2012

This EMN Inform presents a brief summary of the findings from the EMN Study on Temporary and Circular Migration: empirical evidence, current policy practice and future options in EU Member States, which had contributions from 24 EU Member States

Publication date: 19 January 2012

This report assesses the application of the Directive 2005/71/EC on a specific procedure for admitting third-country nationals for more than three months for the purpose of scientific research.
Main theme: Economic migration, Study § Training
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: Scientific Visa

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In this study, the UNIZO (Union of the Independent Entrepreneurs in Flanders) outlined a quantified image of the phenomenon of non-Belgian entrepreneurs settled in Belgium
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: Entrepreneurs

Publication date: 26 October 2011

Working Paper of the Centre for Social Policy (CSB) by Vincent Corluy, Ive Marx and Gerlinde Verbist

Publication date: 13 October 2011

The Norwegian 'Welfare and Migration Committee' (Brochmann Committee) issued a report on the prospects for the Norwegian welfare state in view of increasing immigration

Publication date: 12 October 2011

The final version of the Synthesis Report for the EMN Study on ‘Temporary and Circular migration: empirical evidence, current policy practice and future options in EU Member States’ has now been launched
Main theme: Migration, Economic migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: temporary migration

Publication date: 09 September 2011

The study of the Deloitte Belgium consultancy focuses on the immigration formalities for highly qualified workers from third countries in six European countries.

Publication date: 05 September 2011

In 2009, EU Member States issued about 2.3 million new residence permits to third country nationals, i.e. to non-EU citizens, a number that represents a decline of about 0.2 million compared with 2008.

Publication date: 27 July 2011

In November 2010, the World Bank published the update of its factbook on migration and remittances