60 Ideas for Europe

Archives for Migration

On the one hand, the EMI approves the fact that Art. 79 TFEU establishes the regulation of immigration policy in terms comparable to the Draft Constitution. However, when mention is made of the right of each Member State to establish “volumes of admission”, the article does not dare to speak about a common policy with… » read more

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The New Borders of Health

That immigration is a part of our society is a fact. The opening of borders and the admission of new countries like members of the European Community have supposed a considerable flow of “new” citizens with same obligations but not always with same rights that “old” Europeans. These citizens have been an economic and social… » read more

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Common Migration Policy

Next to the international status of refugees where the international conventions have to be respected, there should be a common European immigration policy. A European Blue Card should be introduced for economic immigrants, which would be valid for the whole EU/EEA area. The yearly quota and profiles should be fixed in function of the real… » read more

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Immigration is currently one of the largest challenges facing European societies. This has been declared the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue, and one of its objectives is the promotion of interaction between Europeans and different cultures, languages, ethnic groups and religions on the continent and elsewhere. Erasmus has proved to be one of the most… » read more

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Clarity on migrants

The European migration policy, so far based only on restrictive measures, should adopt a more sophisticated approach aiming at the social and economic development of the involved countries. The EU needs to clarify its approach to economic refugee status.

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