Guide to Selected EU Legal and Policy Instruments on Migration 2005

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This compilation summarises the most relevant EU acquis documents relating to migration. It provides an overview of the relevant legislation and policy developments.

The EU acquis concerning the short-term entry and admission and departure of third-country nationals is determined to a large extent by the Schengen acquis, which was incorporated into the European Union framework by a protocol attached to the Treaty of Amsterdam.

Table of contents: 
  • Introduction
  • Entry & Admission
  • Stay & Residence
  • Expulsion, Voluntary Return & Readmission
  • Irregular Migration
  • Trafficking
  • Migration Statistics & Data Protection

This publication has been issued without formal editing by the Publications Unit of IOM.