Wednesday, 25th of April

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.


Video on illegal employment of third country nationals

The Latvian Contact Point of the EMN conducted in 2017 a study on illegal employment of third-country nationals in Latvia. This study analyses the measures in place to tackle illegal employment of (regularly and irregularly staying) third-country nationals. In 22 other Member States a similar study has been conducted. All national studies were summarized in an […]


Focussed study “The changing influx of asylum seekers in 2014-2016: Member State responses”

This EMN study aims to offer an overview of the changes to national strategies, approaches and measures in response to increases or decreases to the influx of asylum seekers over the period 2014-2016. The study will provide an overview of (changes to) asylum policies and organisational measures introduced over this period, and will as such […]


Focussed study “Approaches to unaccompanied minors following status determination”

The objective of the focusses study is to summarise the information on Latvian approach to work with unaccompanied minors, who continue their stay in Latvia after the receipt of international protection status or after a negative decision on the asylum procedure until the moment, when the unaccompanied minor has been returned to their country of […]


Synthesis report “The effectiveness of return in EU Member States”

This report aims at analysing the impact of EU rules on return – including the Return Directive and related case law from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) – on Member States’ return policies and practices and hence on the effectiveness of return decisions issued across the EU.


ad-hoc queries received in february

In February 2018 Latvian Contact Point of the European Migration Network has received following ad-hoc queries