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The European Commission Presented an Action Plan on the Integration of Third-Country Nationals

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On June 7, the European Commission presented an Action Plan on the integration of Third Country nationals to help Member States support the implementation of inclusive actions of third countries in order to enhance their economic and social contribution to the EU national economies. In the document, integration is a pre-condition for inclusive, cohesive and […]

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Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals: a Decrease of Flows Toward Greece

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During 2015, over 1 million migrants (1,008,616) landed in Europe – that is the highest number ever recorded over the years. 2016 has seen numerous new landings too: between January and June 12, a total of 212,000 people traveled through the Mediterranean to reach Europe. Compared to 2015, the current year is characterized by a […]

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Asylum applications in Italy and Europe

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In the first five months of 2016, more than 40,000 applications for asylum have been presented in Italy: 87% of cases were presented by men, while 1,870 requests were made by unaccompanied minors. One third of the applicants come from two countries: Pakistan and Nigeria. Between January and May, this year, the Territorial Committees examined […]

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Australia’s policy of mandatory detention of asylum seekers partially demolished

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by Francesco Vecchio On 26 April 2016, Papua New Guinea’s Supreme Court ruled that the detention of asylum seekers intercepted at sea and held in the center of Manus Island is illegal. Australia pays Papua New Guinea, and the tiny state of Nauru, to detain asylum seekers trying to land illegally in Australia on boats […]

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The Report on Migrations in Italy 2015

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The Twenty-first Italian Report on Migration in Italy is now available in English. The report analyses new migration scenarios that are emerging in Italy and elsewhere in Europe. It highlights how, in spite of a reduction in the requests for work reasons and a consolidation of those for family reasons , there has been a […]

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