Publication date: 15 October 2014

Upon request by the LIBE committee, this study analyses existing EU legislation and practice on the issuing of humanitarian visas and the opportunity to lay down clear rules for common humanitarian visa schemes
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: humanitarian visa, LIBE committee, visa code

Publication date: 09 October 2014

The October Report of the Migration Policy Institute focuses on immigrant investor programs and the policymakers’ responses to immigrant investors’ increasing needs and demands, in particular visa and citizenship.

Publication date: 02 October 2014

This publication provides new evidence on the role that international migration has played in Europe and in selected other OECD countries over the past decade in terms of labour force; educational attainment; and occupational changes.

Publication date: 01 October 2014

The REG Directory “Connecting Return Experts across Europe” gives an overview of the programmes across Europe to support return and reintegration in third countries.
Main theme: Return & Readmission
Publication Type: REG
Keywords: reintegration programmes, voluntary return

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 September 2014

The EMN Bulletin provides policymakers and other practitioners with updates on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level. The 8th Edition provides information from May 2014 to August 2014, including (latest) relevant published statistics.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: EMN bulletin

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).
Main theme: Family reunification
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: immigration history

Publication date: 14 August 2014

This EMN Inform draws together examples of impacts that the EMN and its products have had in relation to policymaking and debate on issues of migration and asylum at EU and national levels.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: impact analysis

Publication date: 14 August 2014

This Inform summarizes the main findings of the corresponding EMN main study aimed at analyzing policies and practices regarding entitlements to social security and healthcare for third-country nationals in EU Member States.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: healthcare, social security

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: 24 July 2014

This is the 10th Policy Report elaborated by the Belgian Contact Point of the EMN. It provides an overview of major developments in the field of asylum and migration in Belgium in the year 2013.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports

Publication date: 23 July 2014

This publication sheds light on migrants’ contribution to entrepreneurial activity and employment creation in their host countries and it discusses policy options to foster the development and success of migrant businesses.

Publication date: 16 July 2014

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

Publication date: 15 July 2014

The Federal Migration Centre made a brochure with information on access to the Belgian Nationality after the new Nationality Code came into force on 1 January 2013. This is the fourth edition of this brochure.

Publication date: 04 July 2014

Today, the Federal Migration Centre presented its Annual Report on Migration 2013. The report highlights recent available data, provides a juridical analysis on the issues at stake and lists a number of recommandations towards the government.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration, Cross-sectional
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: annual report, federal migration centre

Publication date: 02 July 2014

The Belgian Federal Migration Centre published today a report on the Belgian return policy after the transposition of the EU-Return Directive.

Publication date: 02 July 2014

This focused study examines the use of detention and alternatives to detention in the context of immigration policies in Belgium.

Publication date: 02 July 2014

This handbook aims to strengthen the protection of children, specifically addressing the particular needs of child victims of trafficking.

Publication date: 01 July 2014

After the success of the first edition, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) launched an update of their guide to European law on asylum, borders and immigration.

Publication date: 13 June 2014

The report debunks some common myths and provides an understanding of key characteristics of migration in the context of climate change. With a focus on EU policies and legal frameworks in the area of migration and asylum, the report presents a series of policy recommendations to the EU.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: climate change

Publication date: 10 June 2014

The brochure 'Marriage and legal cohabitation in Belgium' of the Federal Migration Centre is a simple and useful tool for partners searching information as well as for people assisting them with advice.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: legal cohabitation, marriage migration

Publication date: 09 June 2014

The governance of integration of immigrants in EU Member States is a complex process involving actors across multiple policy areas at national, local, and supranational levels of administration.
Main theme: Migration, Integration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: diaspora, Integration

Publication date: 03 June 2014

The 7th edition of the EMN Bulletin provides updates on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: EMN bulletin

Publication date: 23 May 2014

This Report synthesises information collected annually to provide a descriptive analysis of the situation in the Member States and to identify trends in relation to the Stockholm Programme.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports
Keywords: Stockholm Programme

Publication date: 23 May 2014

The Commission published the 5th Annual Report on Immigration and Asylum (2013) and the accompanying Staff Working Document, providing more information and statistics on developments at both EU and member State levels, the latter collected by the European Migration Network (EMN).
Main theme: Asylum, Migration