The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, presented a bill (proposition de loi) on 6 July 2017 to strengthen reception and integration in France.
In April and May 2017, the Italian and Greek Council for Refugees undertook research to provide updates, in Italy and Greece, on the “hotspot approach”.
On 23 June 2017 the Belgian State Secretary for Asylum and Migration submitted a new legislative proposal amending the Aliens Act with the aim of transposing the recast Reception Conditions Directive and Asylum Proce
The annual report on administrative detention in France, published today by six civil society organisations present in detention centres, details the systematic use of deprivation of liberty as a primary instrument of migration control.
Last week the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) granted interim measures under Rule 39 of the Rules of the Court to prevent the return of a rejected asylum seeker to Turkey under the EU-Turkey deal.
An AIDA legal briefing published today tracks the expansion of detention policies and practices across Europe.
On 30 May 2017, the Irish Supreme Court delivered a landmark decision in case N.V.H. v. Minister for Justice and Equality and declared the absolute prohibition on seeking of employment for asylum seekers unconstitutional.
The Administrative Court of Ceuta ruled on 25 May 2017 that asylum seekers passing the admissibility phase of the asylum procedure have a right to freely move across the Spanish territory and access the mainland.