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The EU Immigration Portal is a website intended for non-EU citizens who wish to migrate to the European Union. It contains up-to-date and practical information on EU and national immigration procedures and policies. It explains how to enter EU borders legally and describes the risks related to irregular migration, such as trafficking and smuggling. Workers, researchers, students and those looking to join their families already in the EU can find information adapted to their needs. Users can also find straightforward information about their rights and whether they need a visa to come to the EU. It also contains links and contact details of relevant national authorities responsible for immigration, as well as a contact directory of governmental and non-governmental organisations for migrants. The information related to EU laws and policies is available in the following languages: English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Portuguese. The national-related information is only made available in English and French.