About: EU asylum policy

Future EU 26-06-2018

Defuse this explosive migration summit with a strategic EU study

If ever an EU summit seemed doomed, it's this week's immigration showdown. Governments like to imply that the 'migrant crisis' is at an end but in truth, it's just starting, and Europe needs a strategy and a common EU-wide approach, writes Gilles Merritt.

Refugee crisis: Easy solutions cause big problems?

Immigration policies often miss that migration is not only a matter of managing an influx of people. A social complexity perspective contributes to a more systemic view, write Dr. Wander Jager and Rocco Paolillo.

Britain, chaos and Calais

Sending a few sniffer dogs across the Channel to deal with what David Cameron called “swarms” of refugees cannot cope with the scale of the problem, writes Melanie Sully.

European leaders must adopt clear rules to save lives in the Mediterranean

The news of the death of 366 migrants off the shores of Lampedusa triggered a wave of dismay among many European decision-makers. Now, EU leaders have to translate words into action, writes Karolina Babicka.
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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?