Migration

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.


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.


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.


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Kosovo, dreaming of a life abroad 

Friday 11 January 2019 | Majlinda Aliu
| OBC Transeuropa

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.


The number of asylum applicants from Afghanistan to the European Union is declining

Sunday 22 July 2018 | Newsworthy

New data shows a declining trend in asylum seekers from Afghanistan in the EU.


Europe’s asylum system under great pressure  in depth

Friday 09 November 2018 | Kashyap Raibagi
| VoxEurop

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.