Articles on Migration

Another fine mess: Syria after the US exit (Commentary)

Asli Aydıntaşbaş & Julien Barnes-Dacey & Jeremy Shapiro - 16 October 2019

Turkey’s invasion means Europeans can no longer be bystanders to Syria. They must now take three urgent steps.

Turning point in Malta? A new approach to EU migration management (Commentary)

Maria Gargano - 02 October 2019

The new government in Italy is providing a sliver of hope for stalled migration talks in Europe.

Hungary and the EU: When streetfighters enter coffee-houses (Commentary)

Tibor Dessewffy - 18 March 2019

Viktor Orbán may reject the EU’s way of doing things. But the political maelstrom he has helped unleash could equally see him floored

Cherry-picking Europe: Migration and economic management in Malta (Commentary)

Daniel Mainwaring - 04 February 2019

Economic freedom vs security cooperation- Malta's commitment to EU integrations remains fragmented by national interests. 

Global Compact: Can it build a new story about migration? (Commentary)

Shoshana Fine - 21 December 2018

Even the mere willingness of so many states to sign up to the new pact may herald a new challenge to zero-sum thinking on migration

Morocco, the EU, and the migration dilemma (Commentary)

Chloe Teevan - 19 November 2018

Greater numbers of migrants arriving in Spain from Morocco has put both states under pressure, but the partnership could set a good strategy on migration 

Europe’s migration lessons for Japan (Commentary)

Irina Angelescu - 15 November 2018

Japan's workforce is ageing fast and lawmakers are working to reform the country's immigration laws - what lessons can Europe teach Japan?

More for less? Europe’s new wave of ‘migration deals’ (Commentary)

Chloe Teevan - 08 October 2018

North African governments may feel they have the EU over a barrel on migration flows. But Europe must set tough conditions on any new aid it gives to them

Back to Frontex: Europe’s misguided migration policy (Commentary)

Shoshana Fine - 27 September 2018

This month's proposal for strengthening Frontex shows the EU is privileging the protection of state borders over the protection of people's lives

Mr Salvini goes to Tripoli (Commentary)

Tarek Megerisi - 13 August 2018

The EU migration policy is in decay, partly due to counterproductive tactics from within the Union