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16 Oct 2015

Guide to Selected EU Legal and Policy Instruments on Migration 2005

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.

  • 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.