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

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: 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: 07 December 2012

The edition provides a summary of IOM's regional strategies and presents IOM's responses and funding needs according to key thematic areas which all aim to enhance migration's positive impact on development.

Publication date: 15 November 2012

This study of 2012 gives an overview of how migration and asylum policy is organised in Belgium. The study is an update from a study from 2008-2009.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration, Cross-sectional
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: institutional framework

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: 31 October 2012

This publication focuses on Brazilian migrants who have resided in Belgium and who returned to Brazil through the system of voluntary return. The thesis investigates if and how these returnees become actors of development in their home region in Brazil.
Main theme: Return & Readmission, External Dimension
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: AVRR, Brazil

Publication date: 26 October 2012

This Synthesis Report summarises the main findings of the National Reports for the EMN Study on Visa Policy as Migration Channel undertaken by EMN National Contact Points from 21 Member States.
Main theme: Borders & Visa
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: visa policy