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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.
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.
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.
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.
The report "Settling In 2018" analyses the integration policies of OECD and European Union countries since the 2008 crisis.
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.
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.
Although Kosovo is still on the "black list" of Schengen, many of its citizens dream of a future abroad. Among the most qualified professional categories, such as doctors, we can already speak of brain drain.
New data shows a declining trend in asylum seekers from Afghanistan in the EU.
The Dublin Regulation – the asylum system of Europe – has been put under a great deal of pressure mainly because of the vast majority of arrivals that have been currently registered in a very few member states.