EPIM Policy Update July 2019

4 July 2019
Katharina Bamberg (Policy Analyst), Marie De Somer (Head of European Migration and Diversity programme and Senior Policy Analyst), Alberto-Horst Neidhardt (Policy Analyst) and Ilene van Brouwershaven (Former Programme Assistant at the EPC)

This edition’s special focus examines the results of the European Parliament Elections and what they mean for the reform process of the Common European Asylum System. Other key highlights of this Policy Update include an analysis of the ongoing criminalisation of Search and Rescue activities in the Mediterranean, the situation at the eastern border of the EU, developments on the Visa Code and Returns Directive, and a closer look from the European Summit of Refugees and Migrants.

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