In view of the long-blocked negotiations about the reform of the EU's Dublin asylum system, Luigi Achilli argues that it is not migration but the lack of a common European response that is putting the EU's future at risk.
After Brexit, the rest of Europe will control freedom of movement sensibly without discriminating on grounds of nationality, adhering to the principle that has been in all European treaties since 1950, writes Denis MacShane.
Many places being cited as examples of cities reborn - including London, New York, Los Angeles, Singapore, Sidney - owe their renaissance to growing populations of the foreign-born, writes William Lacy Swing.
Labour migration is becoming a sensitive issue and misperceptions are widespread. If the potential of migration to deal with labour and skills shortages is to be further explored, policymakers at all levels have a responsibility to enter into an informed debate based on facts and a long-term view, writes EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström.
The French EU Presidency's flagship project for a European Pact on Immigration and Asylum is "far from being an initiative endowed with a truly European nature," argue Sergio Carrera and Elspeth Guild in a September policy paper for the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS).
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.
A better understanding of the links between migration and development is required to implement coherent and effective migration policies, outlines the OECD in its report, 'International Migration Outlook'. The study shows that international migration continues to grow, in response to labour needs.
The MIREM project, or 'Collective Action to support the reintegration of return migrants in their country of origin', hosted by the Robert Schuman Institute, is aiming to fill a knowledge gap regarding the patterns of reintegration of return migrants into Maghreb countries.
Jakob von Weizsäcker (from the economic think tank Bruegel) analyzes European immigration patterns from a skills' level perspective, and introduces policy proposals for the EU to open up to highly qualified migrants.
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...