Statelessness in the EU

The European Migration Network (EMN) was entrusted by JHA Council Conclusions of 3 and 4 December 2015 with the creation of a platform to exchange information and good practices in the field of statelessness. This EMN Inform is the synthesis of the answers provided by Member States and Norway to an ad-hoc query launched by […]

Inform on Migrants’ Movements through the Mediterranean

This EMN inform summarises tthe main findings of the EMN Policy Brief Study on Migrants’ Movements through the Mediterranean. This report has been compiled by the UK National Contact Point (NCP) of the European Migration Network (EMN) with the collaboration of the Italian, French, Netherlands and Swedish NCPs, the EMN Service Provider and input from […]

Executive Summary – A Study on Smuggling of Migrants

Optimity Advisors, supported by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) and the European Council of Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), was commissioned by the European Commission’s DG Migration and Home Affairs to undertake this study. It involved six months of desk research, interviews and data analysis across selected European Member States and third countries. […]

Policies, Practices and Data on Unaccompanied Minors in the EU Member States and Norway

This EMN Inform summarises the findings from the 2015 EMN Synthesis Report Policies, practices and data on unaccompanied minors. The Study aimed to update the findings of the 2008-2009 EMN Study Policies on reception, return and integration arrangements for, and numbers of, unaccompanied minors and to provide up-to-date information and comparable data on the numbers […]

Admitting Third Country Nationals for Business Purposes

This EMN Inform summarises the main findings of the EMN Study Admitting third-country nationals for business purposes, published in May 2015. The Study was based on contributions from EMN National Contact Points in 24 Member States, collected via common specifications to ensure comparability.

Good Practices in the Return and Reintegration of Irregular Migrants: Member States’ Entry Bans Policy and Use of Readmission Agreements between Member States and Third Countries

This EMN Inform summarises the main findings of the EMN Main Study on Good practices in the return and reintegration of irregular migrants: Member States’ entry bans policy & use of readmission agreements between Member States and third countries. The Study was based on contributions from EMN National Contact Points in 24 Member States, plus […]

The Use of Detention and Alternatives to Detention in the Context of Immigration Policies

This EMN Inform summarises the main findings of the EMN Focussed Study on “The Use of Detention and Alternatives to Detention on the Context of Immigration Policies”. The Study represents a synthesis of findings presented in 26 National Reports following a common template and developed in collaboration with the European Commission, EMN National Contact Points […]

Applicable Fees for Issuance of Residence Permits to Third Country Nationals

Residence permits are authorisations by the authorities of a Member State allowing third-country nationals to reside legally in its territory. This EMN Inform provides an overview of the applicable fees for issuance of residence permits to third-country nationals (TCNs) as of September 2014. It is based on information collected from 24 EU Member States and […]

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