AIDA 2018 Update: Spain & France*

AIDA 2018 Update: Spain & France*

The updated AIDA Country Reports on Spain and France document developments in the two countries’ asylum systems, against the backdrop of increasing numbers of asylum applications. A total of 55,570 asylum seekers registered applications in Spain, while 139,330 were...
AIDA 2018 Update: Cyprus*

AIDA 2018 Update: Cyprus*

The updated AIDA Country Report on Cyprus tracks developments in the areas of asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention of asylum seekers and content of international protection, against the backdrop of a significant increase in the number of people seeking...
AIDA 2018 Update: Croatia*

AIDA 2018 Update: Croatia*

The updated AIDA Country Report on Croatia details legislative and practice-related developments in asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention of asylum seekers and content of international protection. Asylum procedure: Reports of refoulement or push backs at...
Editorial: ECRE’s Work Goes On in the Calm Before the Storm

Editorial: ECRE’s Work Goes On in the Calm Before the Storm

Campaigning for the European Parliament elections is in full swing with many MEPs back home and a deceptive sense of calm in Brussels. On asylum and migration certain political and legislative initiatives are still moving, however. After the Council failed to follow...
Op-ed: Pull Factors – The Myth That Never Dies…

Op-ed: Pull Factors – The Myth That Never Dies…

By Lucy Mayblin, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Sheffield University. Lucy’s research focuses on asylum, human rights, policy-making, and the legacies of colonialism. She is the author of ‘Asylum After Empire: Postcolonial Legacies in the Politics of Asylum...