About: border control

EU Elections 2014 08-10-2013

Who is ultimately responsible for EU immigrants?

Europe’s asylum issue is clouded by a north-south divide between EU member states. As some of them face mounting economic, political and security pressures, unilateral decisions will become increasingly frequent, and so the question arises: who is ultimately responsible for Europe’s immigrants?

Schengen Enlargement: Freedom of movement or scattered security?

Despite most Europeans being "overwhelmingly positive" towards the enlargement of the Schengen zone, the abolition of internal land and sea borders in the enlarged Schengen area "seems to have prompted the emergence of new forms of control," claims  Anaïs Faure Atger in a March research paper for the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS).
Enlargement 24-07-2007

Why Europe should have open borders

Politicians need to have the courage to stop fighting an unwinnable and destructive war against migration and seek instead to make the best of it, argues freelance writer and analyst Philippe Legrain in the summer edition of Europe's World Magazine.
Enlargement 27-08-2002

The impact of the Schengen system in the Czech Republic

The impact of the Schengen system in the Czech Republic 1. The Schengen system and the Czech Republic The Czech Republic has agreed to adopt the acquis communautaire from chapter 24 (“Judicial and Police Co-operation, Schengen”) in all of its...
Enlargement 25-06-2002

Will candidates lose their sovereign rights to control their borders once in the EU?

Will candidates lose their sovereign rights to control their borders once in the EU? A new “threat” has recently emerged on the horizon for Euro-skeptics: the European Commission has issued a new plan that–in the long term–envisages the creation of...