Migration and Home Affairs

Second ‘health check’ of the Schengen area

Friday, 23 November, 2012

The second biannual overview on the functioning of the Schengen area was published today. Covering the period 1 May 2012 – 31 October 2012, it assesses in particular the situation at the external borders, the application of Schengen rules and the visa procedures, especially the functioning of the Visa Information System.

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