About the book:
This volume comprises the relevant legal instruments and principal policy
documents in the area of international and European asylum and migration,
including the latest versions of pending legislative proposals.
The range of issues covered is comprehensive: human rights; nationality and
statelessness; equal treatment, non-discrimination, racism and xenophobia;
citizenship, residence and free movement; borders, border management and
entry; visa and passenger data; labour migration; family reunification; asylum,
subsidiary and temporary protection; irregular migration; and trafficking in human
The texts have been ordered according to the multilateral co-operation level within
which they were drawn up: either the United Nations, the Council of Europe or
the European Union (including Schengen-level instruments).
This edition provides practitioners, authorities, policy makers, scholars and
students throughout Europe with an accurate, up-to-date and forward-looking
compilation of essential texts on asylum and migration matters.
About the contents:
About the author(s):
Gert Vermeulen is full professor of criminal law and EU justice and home
affairs, and director at the Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy
(IRCP) at Ghent University, Belgium.
Ellen Desmet is assistant professor of asylum and migration law at Ghent