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Country Fact Sheet on MIGRATION AND ASYLUM IN LATVIA: REFERENCE YEAR 2018

Country fact sheet provides comparative overview of the migration and asylum situation in 2018 in Latvia and the European Union.

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EMN INFORM ON NEW TRENDS IN LEGISLATION, POLICIES AND PRACTICES ACROSS THE EU ON MIGRATION AND ASYLUM IN 2018

EMN Inform

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Conference ‘The impact of visa liberalisation in countries of destination – challenges and solutions in the Baltic region’

The conference took place on 17th of April, 2019 at the Ministry of the Interior in Latvia, gathering together policy makers, academics and decision-makers. The topic was widely discussed – what are the aspects of positive and negative influence on visa liberalization within the EU and third counties, how the liberalization of visa will impact the citizens on national-state level and what kind of actions EU will take.  The Baltic state countries provided their insight on challenges and solutions that they are facing with the visa liberalization process. Representatives of Ukraine and Georgia provided their opinions on vise free regime, as well as gave an insight into challenges that they are facing, and how they are trying to limit them.

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SYNTHESIS REPORT AND INFORM ON Impact of visa liberalisation on countries of destination

The EMN study “Impact of visa liberalisation on countries of destination” will be a useful source of information for migration policy makers, responsible authorities and embassy employees on the challenges of visa-free regime in the European Union countries and Norway to develop further action strategies and assessment for extension of visa-free regime.

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Synthesis report and inform on Labour Market Integration of Third-Country Nationals in EU Member States

The study aims to provide an overview of existing labour market integration policies in Member States targeting third-country nationals. It focusses on current policies and those either recently implemented. Study is based on national contributions from 25 Member States. 

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emn bulletin no 25

The EMN Bulletin provides policymakers and other practitioners with updates on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national levels. This 25nd Edition provides information from October 2018 to December 2018, including the (latest) relevant published statistics.

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EMN Study “Attracting and retaining international students in the EU”

The overall aim of this study “Attracting and retaining international students in the Latvia” is to explore what national practices are in place in Member States to attract and retain third-country national students. The Study will only focus on legal migrants issued with a residence permit or long-stay visa for the reason of studies, and will thus not include beneficiaries of international protection.

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EMN study “Visa liberalization on countries of destination – Latvian experience”

The aim of the study is to give an overview of the Latvian experience in association with the visa-free regime. The study includes challenges, best practice examples and positive experience, as well as provides information of the latest trends in the respective field of migration policy. The study covers Western Balkans and Eastern Partnership countries which have successfully concluded visa liberalization dialogues with the respective action plans.

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EMN inform on Social benefits and rights for beneficieries of international protection has now been published

This EMN Inform presents an overview of five social benefits and arrangements for rights granted by Member States and Norway to beneficiaries of international protection: (1) education, (2) healthcare, (3) financial allowances, (4) housing and (5) family reunification.

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New publications are now available

We are pleased to inform that several new publications are now available online. Please find the relevant hyperlinks below to view the publications. 2017 EMN Country Factsheet: LATVIA 2017 Annual Report on Migration and Asylum: Synthesis Report 2017 Annual Report on Migration and Asylum: Statistical Annex  

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