EMN Informs

EMN Informs provide succinct key findings and messages to policymakers on a specific topic based on the results of information gathered and analysed by the EMN, for example, from Reports and Studies, or from Ad-Hoc Queries.

Exploring legal pathways to fulfil labour needs

The European Migration Network (EMN) has published an overview of Member States’ experiences with new legal pathways in the areas of Talent Partnerships and complementary work-related pathways for those in need of international protection. The development of legal pathways to Europe is one of the key pillars of the European Commission’s new Pact on Migration and […]

Inform #4 The impact of COVID-19 on remittances in EU and OECD countries

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the substantial measures taken by EU and OECD countries to prevent the spread of the virus had consequences on remittances and the companies providing remittances services. Remittances play a critical role in receiving countries and are typically used to increase and buffer household consumption, spend on health and […]

Inform #3 Maintaining labour migration in essential sectors in times of pandemic

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the substantial measures taken by EU and OECD countries to stem the spread of the virus are having direct and indirect impacts on the migration field. While the long-term consequences are difficult to predict, the immediate impacts are already visible. For example, the sudden plunge in economic activities […]

Inform # 2 – Impact of Covid-19 on international students in EU and OECD Member States

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the substantial measures taken by EU and OECD countries to prevent the spread of the virus are having direct and indirect impacts on international students coming to those countries. While the long-term consequences are difficult to predict, the immediate impacts are already visible, for example, where the processing […]

Long-term resident status in the EU / Résident de longue durée dans l’UE

Third-country nationals migrate to the European Union for different reasons: economic migration, family reasons, studies, or in search of international protection. Some of these individuals stay in the territory of the Member States for a considerable number of years and develop attachments to the Member State. For this reason, integration of third-country nationals who are […]

How do EU member states treat cases of missing unaccompanied minors?

The phenomenon of migrant children going missing has recently received increased attention from the media in several Member States and the European Parliament. The debate focusses on unaccompanied minors who go missing. There is concern that the disappearance of unaccompanied minors is not addressed yet in an effective manner, as reflected in several recent publications […]

EMN Inform Package on Return Counselling

Counselling is a crucial service to ensure that migrants obtain correct information and support to return and reintegrate in their country of origin, as well as about their legal possibilities to remain in Europe. The European Migration Network inform package offers an overview of the policies and practices regarding the counselling on return and reintegration […]

Statelessness in the European Union

This EMN Inform provides the latest information on the state of play of EU Member States and Norway regarding the 1954 and 1961 Conventions on Statelessness, the processes in place to determine whether a person is ‘stateless’, and if this is the case, what this means for the individual in terms of authorised stay, access […]

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