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Migration and Home Affairs

Migration and asylum

Pact on Migration and Asylum

The Commission's proposal on a Pact on Migration and Asylum, sets out a fairer approach to managing migration and asylum.

Common European Asylum System

The Common European Asylum System sets out common standards and co-operation to ensure that asylum seekers are treated equally in an open and fair system – wherever they apply.

Legal migration and integration

The EU has developed a common EU legal migration policy covering rules on resettlement, work, study and research activities, family reunification, and integration of migrants.

Irregular migration and return

The EU coordinates efforts to prevent migrant smuggling and develops a common policy on return and readmission for people cannot legally stay in the EU.

Migration management

Learn how the European Commission contributes to the support of sustainable and effective migration management in Mediterranean countries in the EU.