The database contains links to existing academic and non-academic research and analysis, as well as data sources related to irregular migration to Europe. You can search the database using your own search terms, or filter the results by relevant country, region, date of publication, etc. using the drop-down menus on the left. Authors of relevant research and analysis are invited to submit their own content for review and inclusion by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Role of Migration-Specific and Migration Relevant Policies in Migrant Decision-Making in Transit
1 January, 2017
This paper examines the role of Migration-specific and Migration-relevant policies in migrant decisionmaking factors for onwards Migration or stay in Greece and Turkey.
Migration policies, Transit migration, Irregular migration
31 December, 2016
Abstract: At the end of November 2016, in Hungary, a Syrian man known only as ‘Ahmed H’ was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment on terrorism charges.
terrorism, Securitization, Politics, Public attitudes, Security, Women, Religion
23 December, 2016
This ‘statistical portrait’ presents, in roughly 100 pages, a broad comparison between the situation of the European Union, including EFTA members and Candidate Countries, and the African Union and
Demography, Health, Education, Economy
The ‘Gazi Baba’ Reception Centre for Foreigners in Macedonia: migrants caught at the crossroad between hypocrisy and complying with the rule of law
21 December, 2016
In this article, we seek to contribute to the growing body of scholarship in the field of inquiry known as the ‘criminology of Mobility’, where countries are using criminal justice agencies and pro
Criminology of Mobility, Detention, Refugee, Migration, Asylum, Human Rights, Smuggling, Rule of law
21 December, 2016
15 December, 2016
In this briefing: The international legal framework for children’s rights, Alternatives to detention for the reception of unaccompanied and separated minors, European Union framework, Outlook.<
Children, Irregular migration, Child Labour
15 December, 2016
Migration Policy Practice is a bi-monthly journal that publishes articles from, and that is overseen by, policymakers working in the field of migration policy.
Children, Irregular migration, Refugee, Policy, Trafficking in persons, Safe migration
15 December, 2016
Abstract: Since the beginning of the migrant crisis, Macedonia has been facing an unprecedented number of people that had entered Macedonian borders in order to reach the northern countries of the
Policy, Border management, Schengen Agreement and Convention, Transit
12 December, 2016
This book analyzes the externalization of the EU’s immigration and Asylum practices towards non-member transit countries and the consequences of this process.
Asylum Policy, Asylum, Irregular migration, Transit migration, Transit
9 December, 2016
This study traces the integration experience of Bosnian refugees from the Balkan wars with the aim of drawing lessons for the current wave of refugees entering Europe.
Integration, Refugee, Migration trends
4 December, 2016
Despite many efforts to combat irregular immigration, there is a widespread perception of a failure of public policies in this field.
Irregular migration, Migration policy, Smuggling, Ethnic networks
1 December, 2016
Abstract: In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks witnessed in Paris in November 2015, a radicalisation of the tensions in the matter of asylum seekers and integration has re-emerged.
Asylum, Integration, terrorism, Women, Culture
Assessing the Risks of Migration along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean Routes: Iraq and Nigeria as Case Study Countries
30 November, 2016
The purpose of this study is to give breadth to the concept of “safe migration” by analysing patterns of migration and return from two case study countries: Iraq and Nigeria.
Smuggling, Irregular migration, Resettlement, Family, Asylum, Policy, Safe migration
25 November, 2016
On 4 May 2016, the European Commission presented a proposal for a revision of the Dublin Regulation (so-called Dublin-IV), which aims to determine the member state responsible for processing an asy
Policy, Politics, Asylum
UNESCO: Cities Welcoming Refugees and Migrants: Enhancing effective urban governance in an age of migration23 November, 2016
This book provides a first thorough international mapping and analysis of 'city and migration' issues with a focus on Europe; drawing on a survey of member cities of the European Coalitio
Policy, Refugee, Xenophobia
10 November, 2016
Briefing from the European Parliament explaining new EU legislation in progress aimed to harmonise reception of asylum-seekers across EU member states, "States must treat asylum-seekers and re
Asylum, Refugee, Migration law, Human Rights, Reception
2 November, 2016
During 2015 Balkan encountered with the huge migration from Asia and Africa. The migration route is long and connected with lot of risks.
Migrant flow, Health, Statistics, humanitarian aid
1 November, 2016
Migrant Smuggling Data and Research: A global review of the emerging evidence base presents a unique review of what is being collected and what can be done to further build the evidence base on mig
Smuggling, Forced Displacement, Trafficking in persons, Vulnerable Groups, Gender, Women, Child migration