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14 Aug 2017
EU Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos sends a clear message to all member states that are not complying with the set commitments: 'We need an asylum system that will be based on solidarity and on the fair allocation of responsibilities where no...
25 Nov 2016
  The European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) has published Comments on the proposals to reform the Common European Asylum Systems (CEAS) that the European Commission had presented to the European Parliament and the Council this year....
13 Jul 2016
In this press release the European Commission expresses the intention to completely reform the current Common European Asylum System with the hope of moving towards a fairer, more efficient and more humane asylum policy. The European Commission says...
08 Jul 2016
The EU Observer reports that plans are in place for the EU to propose new laws pertaining to refugees in the forthcoming days. EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos says that a new system is required to "pool European resettlement efforts...
07 Jul 2016
In this press release the European Parliament has announced plans, over the next three years, to produce a list of safe countries of origin which will replace the national lists of the EU member states. The purpose of the EU list is to enable member...
03 May 2016
Jones Hayden  reports for Bloomberg about the European Commission's upcoming discussion on the reform of the Europe's asylum system and the next steps for the Schengen area with new realities of border checks and passport controls introduced by...

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