The Commission's proposal on a Pact on Migration and Asylum, sets out a fairer approach to managing migration and asylum.
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.
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.
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.
Learn how the European Commission contributes to the support of sustainable and effective migration management in Mediterranean countries in the EU.