Welcome to the web site of the Latvian Contact Point of the European Migration Network!
The objective of the Network is to meet the information needs of Community institutions and of Member States’ authorities and institutions on migration and asylum, by providing up-to-date, objective, reliable and comparable information on migration and asylum, with a view to supporting policymaking in the European Union in these areas.
Conference on Migrants in an Irregular Situation, whose Return or Removal has been Postponed
The Latvian Contact Point of the European Migration Network in co-operation with the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights held a conference on Migrants in an Irregular Situation, whose Return or Removal has been Postponed. It brought together 75 participants, mostly officials from the institutions responsible for the management of migration issues.
ILLEGAL EMPLOYMENT OF THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS IN LATVIA
Aim of the focused study “Illegal Employment of Third-country Nationals in Latvia” is to provide an overview of measures implemented in Latvia to prevent the illegal employment of third-country nationals. The focused study explores the extent to which illegal employment of third-country nationals is considered to be a growing concern in the country.
Focussed Study “FAMILY REUNIFICATION OF THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS IN THE EU: EXPERIENCE OF LATVIA”
Focussed study “Family reunification of third-country nationals in the European Union: experience of Latvia” covers the field of legal immigration, which governs the right to family reunification of third-country nationals.
Conference ‘Addressing Statelessness in the EU, One year on from the adoption of European Council Conclusions’
The Justice and Home Affairs Council conclusions of 3 and 4 December 2015 mandated the European Migration Network (EMN) to establish a platform for exchange of information and good practices. In order to evaluate the progress made since the Council conclusions, the EMN Platform on Statelessness, in collaboration with UNHCR and European Network on Statelessness, organized a conference in Brussels on 18 January 2017 entitled “Addressing Statelessness in the European Union: One year on from the adoption of European Council Conclusions”.
Synthesis report “The return of rejected asylum seekers: challenges and good practices”
The EMN conducted this study with the purpose of investigating the specific challenges of the return of rejected asylum seekers and Member State responses to these challenges.