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Migration and Home Affairs

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.

Task Force Migration Management

The Task Force Migration Management works with the Greek authorities and EU agencies to improve conditions for migrants arriving to Greece, including the building of new migrant reception centres.