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: 10 May 2016

What image do irregular migrants and their representatives have of voluntary return? Is voluntary return well-known? These topics are the focus of a study carried out by the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL).
Main theme: Irregular Migration, Return & Readmission
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: voluntary return

Publication date: 10 May 2016

This study, published by the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM), focuses on links between the Europe 2020 Strategy and undocumented migrants.

Publication date: 05 January 2016

This EMN Policy Brief presents key data on the irregular movements of people across the EU external borders and within the European Union itself, whether as asylum-seekers or as migrants, over the past few years and including the first nine months of 2015.

Publication date: 05 January 2016

This EMN Inform shows how movements of asylum-seekers, migrants and displaced persons to the EU have changed and evolved in 2015.

Publication date: 03 November 2015

This EMN Inform summarises the main findings of the EMN Study "Dissemination of Information on Voluntary Return: how to reach irregular migrants not in contact with the authorities".
Main theme: Irregular Migration, Return & Readmission
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: voluntary return

Publication date: 17 September 2015

This EMN study analyses and compares the different approaches used by Member States to ensure irregular migrants are informed of options for return.

Publication date: 07 September 2015

This report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights aims to estimate the economic cost of providing timely access to healthcare for migrants in an irregular situation, compared with providing treatment only in emergency cases.
Main theme: Irregular Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: healthcare

Publication date: 04 April 2015

The European Parliament Think Tank has published a briefing presenting facts and figures about irregular immigration in the EU.

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: 11 December 2014

This Inform summarizes the main findings of the corresponding EMN study aimed at analyzing Member States’ use of entry bans and readmission agreements as the EU main policy measures to implement effective return policies

Publication date: 11 December 2014

This focused study presents an analysis of (Member) States’ use of entry bans and readmission agreements and also identify good practices in this field, including possible synergies in the implementation of return and reintegration measures.

Publication date: 04 December 2014

This policy brief, produced by the Migration Policy Centre, focuses on immigration to Europe via the Mediterranean and related issues such as smuggling, sea routes, Mare Nostrum and risks encountered by migrants. It also provides statistics and data.

Publication date: 03 November 2014

This Inform summarizes the main findings of the corresponding EMN study aimed at analyzing Member States’ use of detention and alternatives to detention in the context of immigration policies

Publication date: 03 November 2014

This focused study presents an analysis of (Member) States use of detention and alternatives to detention in the context of immigration policies and identifies similarities, differences and good practices in this field

Publication date: 30 September 2014

The report, compiled under IOM’s Missing Migrants Project, indicates Europe is the world’s most dangerous destination for “irregular” migration, costing the lives of over 3,000 migrants this year.

Publication date: 16 July 2014

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

Publication date: 01 March 2014

This paper published in March 2014 examines the sanctions applied to counteract irregular migration.
Main theme: Irregular Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: illegal entry, penalties, sanction

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: 22 April 2013

According to Frontex, the number of people trying to get into the EU dropped by around a half in 2012. Some 73.000 people were detected in 2012, down from around 114.000 in 2011.

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 provides an overview of existing approaches, mechanisms and measures to reduce irregular migration to the EU and Norway.
Main theme: Irregular Migration
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: migratory pressure, effective practice

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