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Registering Humanity: The EU’s Plan to Halt Citizen-led Response to the Migration Crisis

Reposted from Border Criminologies, University of Oxford (Faculty of Law) by Mariani Gkliati, member of the Interest Group Civil society has always been the first responder to humanitarian emergencies. For decades, fishermen, lawyers, and people living in the southern European … Continue reading

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International Conference on ‘Migration and Asylum: New Challenges and Opportunities for Europe’

The CEU San Pablo University and the University Institute for European Studies organize an International Conference on ‘Migration and Asylum. New Challenges and Opportunities for Europe’ on 21/22 April 2016 in San Pablo. With thousands of refugees at the European … Continue reading

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Blogpost: an a State Refuse Migrant Family Allowances Due to Irregular Reunification?

Publication by a member of the Interest Group by Nikolaos Sitaropoulos In Osungu and Lokongo v. France (delivered on 8/9/2015), the European Court of Human Rights (“the Court”) rejected as “manifestly ill-founded” two applications submitted by Congolese regular migrants. The proceedings concerned the French authorities’ … Continue reading

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New blog: on EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy

A new blog has been launched on the EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy. The mission of this blog is to provide a critical analysis of recent developments in the immigration and asylum law and policy of the European … Continue reading

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Event in Brussels on Dublin

The Greens in de European Parliament organize a public conference with the subject ‘Beyond Dublin: Rethinking Europe’s Asylum System’. The event will be held on 3 June 2015 from 15-18.30 in Brussels. It is organized by the MEPs Bodil Ceballos, Ska Keller, Jean Lambert, Judith Sargentini, and Josep-Maria Terricabras. … Continue reading

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Training Seminar on Dublin III

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation is organising a training on ‘Dublin III, two years on: refugees and asylum seekers in the EU and beyond’. The training will be held 19-21 June in Venice, Italy. Two years into the … Continue reading

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Commentary on priorities EU migration agenda

The Centre for European Policy Studies has issued a commentary on the priorities for the new European agenda on migration. The authors of the commentary argue that the EU shold focus on two sets of thematic priorities: first, to develop rule … Continue reading

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New publications on immigration, asylum and refugee law

Three new titles have been published recently in the area of immigration, asylum and refugee law. EU Asylum Procedures and the Right to an Effective Remedy by Marcelle Reneman This book examines the meaning of the EU right to an … Continue reading

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Bulgaria builds anti-refugee fence; refoulement, according to scholars

news Overwhelmed by an influx of mostly Syrian immigrants, Bulgaria has taken steps to secure its EU border – including building a 30-kilometre barbed-wire fence, standing three meters high and fortified with razor wire coils. The fence was completed this week … Continue reading

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Migrants’ voting at the local level is a human right

publication by a member of the Interest Group by Nikolaos Sitaropoulos According to a recent study, only 15 of the 28 EU member states allow categories of resident migrants (‘third country nationals’) to participate in local elections. Four of these states … Continue reading

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