Migration and Home Affairs

European Agenda on Migration – Legislative documents

Managing the refugee crisis (13/06/2017)

Managing the refugee crisis (16/05/2017)

Back to Schengen (02/05)

Managing the refugee crisis (12/04/2017)

Managing the refugee crisis (02/03/2017)

Managing the refugee crisis (08/02/2017)

Managing the refugee crisis (25/01/2017)

Managing the refugee crisis (08/12/2016)

Managing the refugee crisis (09/11/2016)

Managing the refugee crisis (25/10/2016)

Managing the refugee crisis (28/09/2016)

Managing the refugee crisis (13/07/2016)

Managing the refugee crisis (15/06/2016)

Legal migration and Integration (7/06/2016)

Managing the refugee crisis (07/06/2016)

Third report on relocation and resettlement (18/05/2016)

Managing the refugee crisis (04/05/2016)

Common European Asylum System: Dublin reform

Common European Asylum System: Eurodac

Common European Asylum System: EASO

Schengen

Visa liberalisation

First Report on EU-Turkey statement (20/04 2016)

Managing the refugee crisis (12/04/2016)

Smart borders, asylum and legal migration (6/04/2016)

Managing the refugee crisis (21/03/2016)

Managing the refugee crisis (16/03/2016)

Managing the refugee crisis (4/03/2016)

Communication: Managing the refugee crisis: State of Play (10/02/2016)

Managing the refugee crisis (15/12/2015)

  • European travel document for the return of illegally staying third-country nationals
    Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on a European travel document for the return of illegally staying third-country nationals. (Annex)
  • Hotspots in Greece
    Communication - Progress Report on the Implementation of the hotspots in Greece (annex)
  • Hotspots in Italy
    Communication - Progress Report on the Implementation of the hotspots in Italy (annex)
  • Temporary suspension of Sweden’s obligations under the EU relocation mechanism
    Proposal for a Council Decision establishing provisional measures in the area of international protection for the benefit of Sweden in accordance with Article 9 of Council Decision (EU) 2015/1523 and Article 9 of Council Decision (EU) 2015/1601 establishing provisional measures in the area of international protection for the benefit of Italy and Greece
  • Voluntary humanitarian admission scheme with Turkey
    Commission Recommendation for a voluntary humanitarian admission scheme with Turkey.

Communication: Managing the refugee crisis: State of Play (14/10/2015)

Communication on Managing the refugee crisis (23/09/2015)

Second implementation package (09/09/2015)

In its second package of proposals following the European Agenda on Migration, the Commission presents the following concrete measures:

  • Relocating 120.000 asylum seekers from Italy, Greece and Hungary to other EU countries:
    Council Decision (EU) 2015/1601 of 22 September 2015 establishing provisional measures in the area of international protection for the benefit of Italy and Greece (For information: Original Commission Proposal for a Council Decision on provisional measures in the area of international protection for the benefit of Italy, Greece and Hungary (Annexes))
  • A permanent crisis relocation mechanism under the Dublin system:
    Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a crisis relocation mechanism and amending Regulation (EU) No 604/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member States responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in one of the Member States by a third country national or a stateless person (Annex)
  • A European list of safe countries of origin:
    Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an EU common list of safe countries of origin for the purposes of Directive 2013/32/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on common procedures for granting and withdrawing international protection, and amending Directive 2013/32/EU (Annex)
  • Action plan on return:
    Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and to the Council: EU Action Plan on return
  • Return Handbook:
    Commission recommendation establishing a "Return Handbook" to be used by Member States’ competent authorities when carrying out return related tasks (Annex)
  • Public Procurement rules for Refugee Support Measures:
    Communication on Public Procurement rules for Refugee Support Measures
  • Addressing the external dimension of the refugee crisis:
    Communication on Addressing the external dimension of the refugee crisis
  • A Trust Fund for Africa
    Draft Commission Decisions

First implementation package (27/05/2015)

Two weeks after the publication of the European Agenda on Migration, the Commission set out the immediate response to the emergency situation in the Mediterranean. Six different and concrete measures were proposed:

A European Agenda on Migration (13/05/2015)

A European Agenda on Migration