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
Fit for purpose? The Facilitation Directive and the criminalisation of humanitarian assistance to irregular migrants
Study commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the LIBE Committee.
Policy, Irregular migration, Humanitarian assistance, Refugee, Smuggling, European Union, European Union
Thesis: In order to escape increasing political violence in the Middle East and Africa, many refugees are fleeing by sea to seek asylum in Europe.
Coordination, Economy, Policy, Refugee, Asylum, Reception, Sea travel
The paper analyses the implementation of the EU immigration and asylum policy and the control of EU member states' external borders in the aftermath of the Arab Spring.
Policy, Border management, Arab Spring, Asylum, European Union
Hungary has moved in recent months to construct fences along its southern borders, criminalise irregular entry to its territory and expedite the return of asylum seekers and refugees to Serbia, thr
Human Rights, Flows, Humanitarian assistance, European Union
The Commission has presented an ambitious set of measures aimed at securing the EU's borders, managing migration more effectively and improving the internal security of the European Union, whi
Policy, Border management, Security, Schengen Agreement and Convention, Origin and Transit Countries, Migration management