Proposals for a temporary disembarkation mechanism for migrants rescued in the Mediterranean have fallen on deaf ears in most EU Member States. A common scheme should instead be embraced as a first step towards an EU approach to disembarkation.
Dutch law made integration a condition for admission and continuous residence. The ECJ already ruled about integration as a condition for admission. Now the ECJ passed its judgment on Dutch integration requirements for autonomous residence.
Under the recast EURODAC Regulation it is proposed to lower the minimum age of data subjects from to 14 to 6 years of age. This raises issues of compatibility with the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.
Imagine yourself driving home and suddenly you come across a human being in direct need of help in terms of shelter, food, clothes, etc. Would you expect to be arrested and punished by your government for helping this individual?
Manus Island detention facility has closed, but the situation of many refugees and asylum seekers in Papua New-Guinea remains uncertain. This blog highlights the geo-political manoeuvring that adds to the uncertainty of those seeking protection.
Increasing numbers of displaced Syrians are becoming illegal in Lebanon. The blog will describe the negative consequences of the lack of legal status on children’s rights in practice, that have been observed through the author’s experiences on the ground.