The action by which a person establishes his or her usual residence in the territory of an EU State for a period that is, or is expected to be, of at least 12 months, having previously been usually
Home Affairs; Immigration; Integration
All EU institutions, national, regional and local authorities, candidate countries, third-country partners, intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations, and all state actors and private service providers involved with family members, academia, social partners, civil society organisations and individuals
From 15 November 2011 to 1 March 2012
The aim of the consultation was to collect opinions on how to have more effective rules on family reunification at EU level and to provide factual information and data on the application of the Directive.
Member States/national governments
National governments of third-countries
Member States/local, regional and central administrations
Member States/national parliaments
Consultative bodies of the EU
International organisations/NGOs/social partners
National organisations/NGOs/social partners
Responsible service: Directorate-General for Home Affairs Unit B1 – Immigration and Integration Unit
Postal address:Immigration and Integration Unit – "Green Paper on Family reunification"