What are de facto travel documents?

De facto travel documents are documents which are adequate to cross borders lawfully as well as to reside in a country, but which have no...

The positive effects of migration

Migration affects all countries and individuals in an age of intensified globalization. It is entwined with geopolitics, business and...

France’s new migration law

In September 2018 a new immigration law “Loi Collomb” was adopted. The law will enter fully into force by 1 March 2019. Here is an...

Migration and populism

We are taking up the classic definition of populism suggested by Cas Mudde. Populists are inclined to frame politics as a fight amongst...

Why are there no hotspots in Spain?

The hotspot approach was established by the European Commission as part of the direct action to support EU Member States situated at the...