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.
Two new studies have been launched
The European Migration Network has started to work on two new studies. One of them is Challenges and Practices for Establishing Applicant’s Identity in the Migration Process and the other one The Effectiveness of Return in EU Member States: Challenges and Good Practices Linked to EU Rules and Standards.
Ad-hoc queries received in May
In May 2017 Latvian Contact Point of the European Migration Network has received following ad-hoc queries:
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.