Publication date: 31 October 2012

This synthesis report summarises the main findings of the national reports for the EMN study on practical measures to reduce irregular migration preformed by EMN national contact points from 22 member states.
Main theme: Irregular Migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies

Publication date: 19 April 2012

The Annual Risk Analysis (ARA) for 2012 presents an analysis of events related to border control as well as to illegal border crossing and different forms of cross-border crime during 2011.
Main theme: Irregular Migration
Keywords: Frontex

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: 23 January 2012

This national report on the EMN-study topic "Practical Measures for Reducing Irregular Migration" provides an overview of existing approaches, mechanisms and measures implemented by Belgium to address irregular migration.
Main theme: Irregular Migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies

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: 03 October 2011

The new report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) investigates the involvement of organized criminal groups in the smuggling of migrants from West Africa towards the European Union (EU).

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 study on the socio-economical status of regularized persons (Law of 22 December 1999)
Main theme: Migration, Irregular Migration, Regularization
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: regularization campaign

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.

Publication date: 21 April 2011

How to cope with one of the most difficult public policy issue at the moment in Europe, dealing with irregular migration? On 20 April 2011, the Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr) published a new report on irregular migration in the UK
Main theme: Irregular Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: border control, forced return

Publication date: 30 March 2011

How is it being undocumented children in Britain? This study introduces the debate on children in migration and illustrates some of the tensions that the migration of children produces, both in legal and in policy terms.
Main theme: Irregular Migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: migration of children, UK

Publication date: 27 January 2011

This research, initiated by the IOM, aimed at better defining the profile of the Brazilian migrants residing in Ireland, Portugal and Belgium.
Main theme: Irregular Migration, Return & Readmission
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: Brazil, IOM, irregular resident

Publication date: 05 October 2010

IOM-study: Migration between Russia and the European Union - Policy Implications from a Small-Scale Study of Irregular Migrants
Main theme: Migration, Irregular Migration, Return & Readmission
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: IOM, Russia

Publication date: 01 November 2005

What are the rights of third country nationals residing illegally in Belgium, including access to medical care, housing and social security? How numerous are they and which difficulties are theirs? This study responds to these questions and also examines measures taken to address such issues.