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Conference: Frontex, legal questions and current controversies

On 27 November, the Research Unit in Law at UL is holding a conference on ‘Frontex: legal questions and current controversies’. The conference will examine various legal issues concerning the European Agency Frontex and its activities. Europe is faced with an … Continue reading

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Article: Human Rights Violations & Frontex

Publication by a member of the Interest Group by Izabella Majcher As the International Law Association highlights “[power] entails accountability, that is the duty to account for its exercise.” Against this background, Izabella Majcher wrote an  article focusing on the question of … Continue reading

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An Empty Shell? The Protection of Social Rights of Third-Country Workers in the EU after the Single Permit Directive

publication by a member of the Interest Group by Dr. Ana Beduschi Dr. Ana Beduschi, lecturer in law at the University of Exeter, has published an article in the European Journal of Migration and Law. In this article, Beduschi assesses the effectiveness … Continue reading

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Human Rights Watch: Bulgaria summarily expels asylum seekers

On 29 April 2014, Human Rights Watch released a report in which it says that Bulgaria summarily returns Syrians, Afghans, and others from within Bulgaria and at the border with Turkey. In order to prevent further arrivals, Bulgaria deployed an … Continue reading

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European Parliament adopts new fund for asylum, migration and integration

news article On 13 March 2014, the European Parliament approved the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) for 2014-2020. The AMIF replaces the European Refugee Fund, the European Integration Fund and the European Return Fund and will support actions addressing … Continue reading

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