Migration

Defining Europe’s political battlefield ahead of the 2019 EU elections

Wednesday 10 April 2019 | VoxEurop

A survey conducted by YouGov for the European Council of Foreign Relations (ECFR) and published in 6 national media outlets highlights crucial concerns of EU citizens ahead of the continental elections.


Crisis? What crisis? 

Wednesday 04 October 2017 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

The concept of 'crisis' has been dominating the last decade, but this may no longer be the case


A multi-speed solidarity  in depth

Monday 11 September 2017 | Mens Yann
| Alternatives Economiques

Two years ago the European Union signed agreements on the sharing of migrants to provide relief for Italy and Greece, but few results can be noticed


Negative attitude towards Muslims inversely proportional to actual presence 

Monday 11 February 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

Attitudes towards Muslims appear to be particularly negative in the Baltic and the Visegrád countries. Crucially, the very same countries have the lowest estimated Muslim population in Europe.


The number of asylum applicants from Nigeria to Netherlands reach highest level since 2008

Friday 01 February 2019 | Newsworthy

At the end of November 90 citizens from Nigeria had pending asylum applications in the Netherlands, according to new data from Eurostat. That is more than any month since 2008.


The Europeans left out of the European elections 

Thursday 31 January 2019 | Lorenzo Ferrari
Gina Pavone
Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

Almost 17 million EU citizens live in a member state other than their country of origin. These citizens are entitled to vote for the European Parliament from where they reside, but almost none of them do so. It’s a wasted opportunity for a more transnational politics.


Exiting Brexit  in depth

Tuesday 29 January 2019 | Irene Savio
| VoxEurop

As the fateful date for Britain leaving the EU gets closer, and with no sign of an orderly exit in sight, Britons are applying for EU citizenship in their thousands.


Integration of immigrants (OECD)

Saturday 26 January 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The report "Settling In 2018" analyses the integration policies of OECD and European Union countries since the 2008 crisis.


There’s an urgent need for foreign labour in Croatia 

Friday 18 January 2019 | Francesca Rolandi
| OBC Transeuropa

Fewer births, greater life expectancy, emigration. These are some of the ingredients adding up to local labour shortages - now a major problem in many Eastern European countries.


Why integration is stalling 

Saturday 19 January 2019 | Aude Martin
| Alternatives Economiques

Jobs, housing, education, equality: these are what allow the integration of immigrants in Europe. But the process is often compromised by its numerous flaws, the OECD notes in a recent report. And France is at the bottom of the class.