Negative and Positive Integration in European Immigration Policies

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Negative and Positive Integration in European Immigration Policies

Abstract

This paper, published by the European Integration Online Papers in August 2002, deals with the question of how European integration impacts on national immigration policies.

The study differentiates between types of European integration and presents empirical evidence from the case of the Netherlands. It analyzes to what extent and how issues related to free movement, asylum and citizenship are affected substantively by European integration.

The paper concludes that Europe’s impact on domestic politics depends on the question of why Europe should be involved at all.

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full text of the studyfrom the European Integration Online Papers website.  

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