Frontex, Easo and Europol: From a Secondary to a Pivotal Operational Role in the Aftermath of the “Refugee Crisis”

This post first appeared at the Open Migration Project   The so-called “refugee crisis” prompted the urge to ensure the functioning of the Schengen area and the Common European Asylum System (CEAS), the need to operationally assist those Member States most affected by the sudden and extraordinary arrival of mixed migratory flows, and the convenience […]

From EASO to the European Agency for Asylum: “Business as Usual?”

This post first appeared at the EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy Blog    Introduction From May to July 2016, the Commission put forward a wide-ranging European Asylum package, which included the establishment of a European Union Agency for Asylum (EUAA). The Council and the European Parliament reached a partial agreement on 28 June […]

Hotspot Approach: Cooperación y control de FRONTEX, EASO y EUROPOL

Durante el año 2015, el número de personas que llegó a las costas europeas de forma irregular creció exponencialmente. La Agencia de la ONU para los refugiados reveló que 1.015.078 inmigrantes irregulares cruzaron el Mediterráneo (en comparación con las 216.054 personas que hicieron la misma travesía en el año 2014); sin embargo, de ellos, 3.771 […]