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: 11 September 2014
This book is describing the origins of the Belgian family reunification policy and its evolution until 1980. It is the first historical monograph about family reunification in Belgium and it has received the price of the Fetullah Gülen Chair for Intercultural Studies (GCIS).
Publication date: 03 July 2013
This very first edition of the IOM Brussels Country Office (CO) Year Report will give you a brief overview of activities undertaken in 2012 allowing a focus on specific areas of interest linked to the Belgian and Luxembourg migration context and more broadly to the European and global context.
Publication date: 14 June 2013
The annual "activity report" 2012 of the Immigration Office is available.
Publication date: 12 March 2013
This study, coordinated by the Immigrant Council of Ireland and supported by the European Integration Fund, answers the question to what extent certain family reunification policies hinder or promote reunification with TCN family members and also their integration
Publication date: 08 February 2013
The Commission published in May 2012 a summary of the responses received on its public consultation on family reunification. Background information, state of play and case law regarding this directive can be found here.
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: 02 January 2013
On the basis of a field study, The King Baudouin Foundation examined in more detail the marriage migration from Emirdag to Brussels with a view to identify profiles, aspirations and motivations of the migrants involved.
Publication date: 27 June 2012
Based on the main findings of national contributions from 24 EMN NCP, the report highlights similarities and differences in means of prevention, detection and action, as well as statistics related to marriages of convenience and false declarations of parenthood.
Publication date: 25 April 2012
In this national contribution to the EMN focussed study, the Belgian Contact Point clarifies the scope of the issue and presents national means of prevention, detection and actions against such misuses, as well as statistics in this field.
Publication date: 07 March 2012
UNHCR answers questions raised by the European Commission on the Right to Family Reunification of Third Country Nationals. It provides practical recommendations on different issues of concern related to family reunification of beneficiaries of international protection.
Publication date: 02 February 2012
This report was commissioned by the Norwegian Directoratie of Immigration (UDI) and managed by Econ Pöyry. The study provides an overview of rules and practices in Norway, Sweden, Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands.
Publication date: 28 November 2011
The King Baudouin Foundation, the European Policy Centre and the Odysseus Academic Network (ULB) have organised a Conference on Family reunification under strain: restrictive vs. flexible policies, on last 17 November
Publication date: 03 October 2011
The King Baudouin Foundation has organized between April 2010 to March 2011 different meetings gathering actors implicated by their personal or their professional background in the field of family reunification policies
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: 23 June 2011
This is the Annual Report 2010 of the Belgian Immigration Office (Dienst Vreemdelingenzaken/Office des Etrangers)
Publication date: 11 May 2011
The Centre for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism (Centre) published its fourth annual report 'Migration'. The Centre pleads for the third year in a row for a sustainable migration policy in Belgium.
This Publication of the King Baudouin Foundation (KBF) aims at providing an analysis of the European legal framework, from offering better regulation of family reunification by Member States to protective jurisprudence, as well as Belgian law (the law of 15.12.1980) and recent developments.