Publication date: 27 March 2013

The migration coverage study plays a part in the media and migration programme of the United Nations Alliance of Civilisations, which notably aims at stimulating a global debate about the current state of migration coverage in the media.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: attitude towards migration, media coverage, public perception

Publication date: 27 March 2013

This paper maps the marital choices of persons with a migratory background in Belgium, with a focus on populations of Moroccan and Turkish origin.

Publication date: 25 March 2013

In this background note, the ACP Observatory on Migration assesses return migration in a South-South context, proposing return definitions, typologies and trends as well as a summary of current policies and best practices.

Publication date: 18 March 2013

The report explores how movements have responded to key changes such as EU enlargements, the end of restrictions on workers of new Member States and the economic crisis. The repot also examines the motivations for migration and impacts on labour markets.
Main theme: Migration
Keywords: free movement, intra-EU mobility

Publication date: 14 March 2013

This third issue of the EMN Bulletin outlines recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national levels, including relevant statistics, from October 2012 to January 2013.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: EMN bulletin

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: 11 March 2013

Frontex Programme of Work 2013 outlines Frontex's areas of possible activities for the year in question, focusing inter alia on the further development of the EUROSUR system, the operational support to Greece, implementation measures and new structures.

Publication date: 07 March 2013

This Policy Brief, which launches a flagship series for Migration Policy Institute (MPI) Europe, offers a first analysis of the changed empirical and policy environment in which the European Union (EU) finds itself.

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: 22 February 2013

This EP study aims to analyze the contribution and influence of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union on asylum and immigration.

Publication date: 21 February 2013

This Synthesis Report summarises the main findings of the EMN Focussed Study on Establishing Identity for International Protection: Challenges and Practices undertaken by EMN National Contact Points from 25 (Member) States.

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: 08 February 2013

The commission is expected to present a proposal to amend and merge the directive on students and the researchers directive. Background information and state of play can be found here.

Publication date: 08 February 2013

The commission has presented a proposal to amend and merge the directive on students and the researchers directive. Background information and state of play can be found here.

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: 08 February 2013

In May 2011 the directive was formally adopted to extend the scope of the directive to beneficiaries of international protection. Background information, state of play and case law regarding this directive can be found here.
Main theme: Migration
Keywords: EU directive, Long-term Residents

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 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: 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: 03 January 2013

This EMN Inform analyzes whether there is a nexus between visa and migration policy in Member States practices, especially relating to long-stay visas.
Main theme: Borders & Visa
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: migration management, visa policy

Publication date: 02 January 2013

The Global Report 2012 provides an overview of patterns and flows of trafficking in persons at global, regional and national levels. The report also includes a chapter on the worldwide response to trafficking in persons and country profiles for each of the 132 countries covered by this edition.
Main theme: Smuggling & Trafficking
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: trafficking case, definition, prosecution, detection

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.