The Brexit talks: opening positions on the status of UK and EU citizens

ORIGINAL PUBLISHED ON EU LAW ANALYSIS by Professor Steve Peers Introduction One of the most high-profile issues relating to Brexit, which could potentially have the biggest direct impact on the lives of the greatest number of people, is the issue of what happens to UK citizens in the EU and EU citizens in UK after Brexit.… Continue reading The Brexit talks: opening positions on the status of UK and EU citizens

Counter-terrorism and the inflation of EU databases

Original published on Statewatch (*) on May 2017 By Heiner Busch (@Busch_Heiner) and Matthias Monroy (@matthimon)  (Translation from DE by Viktoria Langer) The topic of counter-terrorism in Europe remains closely linked to the development and expansion of police (and secret service) databases. This was the case in the 1970s, after 11 September 2001 and has also been… Continue reading Counter-terrorism and the inflation of EU databases

The Bratislava Declaration on migration: European irresponsibility instead of solidarity

ORIGINAL PUBLISHED ON OMNIA (Odysseus Network) SITE (27 Sep 2016) By Phillippe De Bruycker (ULB/EUI) & Evangelia (Lilian) Tsourdi (Max Weber Fellow, EUI) The Bratislava Declaration refers on two occasions to “the principles of responsibility and solidarity”. The basic idea is to “broaden EU consensus” by devising a “long term migration policy” on the basis of the two principles.… Continue reading The Bratislava Declaration on migration: European irresponsibility instead of solidarity

CS and Rendón Marín: Union Citizens and their Third-Country National Parents – A Resurgence of the Ruiz Zambrano Ruling?

ORIGINAL PUBLISHED ON EU LAW ANALYSIS by Maria Haag, PhD Researcher, European University Institute (Florence, Italy) & Michigan Grotius Research Scholar, University of Michigan Law School (Ann Arbor, Michigan) Background Five years ago, the CJEU delivered its infamous Grand Chamber decision in C-34/09Ruiz Zambrano. It held that “Article 20 TFEU precludes national measures which have… Continue reading CS and Rendón Marín: Union Citizens and their Third-Country National Parents – A Resurgence of the Ruiz Zambrano Ruling?

Frontières de l’Union : chronique d’une « recommandation » annoncée ou la flétrissure

ORIGINAL PUBLISHED ON GDR SITE par Nuno Piçarra, Omnia, Université de Lisbonne Le 12 mai 2016, le Conseil a adopté la décision d’exécution 2016/894 « arrêtant une recommandation relative à la réintroduction temporaire du contrôle aux frontières intérieures en cas de circonstances exceptionnelles mettant en péril le fonctionnement global de l’espace Schengen » (ci-après, « décision d’exécution »). Celle-ci se… Continue reading Frontières de l’Union : chronique d’une « recommandation » annoncée ou la flétrissure

WORTH READING : the final text of the EUROPEAN BORDER AND COAST GUARD REGULATION

The text below is the final version of the EU Regulation on the European Border and Coast Guard as revised by the Jurist Linguists of the EU institutions. Formally adopted this week as a “corrigendum” by the European Parliament and by written procedure by the Council it will be published on the Official Journal in… Continue reading WORTH READING : the final text of the EUROPEAN BORDER AND COAST GUARD REGULATION

Will UK citizens have to pay to visit the EU after Brexit?

ORIGINAL PUBLISHED ON EU LAW ANALYSIS by Steve Peers Following a Guardian article on Saturday, and the Home Secretary’s confirmation on Sunday, it’s clear that the EU is planning to institute some kind of Electronic System of Travel Authorisation (ESTA) in future, which could well apply to UK citizens visiting the EU after Brexit. I’ll… Continue reading Will UK citizens have to pay to visit the EU after Brexit?

Extradition to non-EU countries: the limits imposed by EU citizenship

ORIGINAL PUBLISHED ON EU LAW ANALYSYS  Steve Peers One of the best-known EU laws created the European Arrest Warrant (EAW), which replaced the prior rules governing extradition between Member States. But on the other hand, in principle EU law has nothing to do with extradition to non-EU countries, except where the EU has agreed a… Continue reading Extradition to non-EU countries: the limits imposed by EU citizenship

Accord politique ou juridique : Quelle est la nature du “machin” conclu entre l’UE et la Turquie en matière d’asile?

ORIGINAL PUBLISHED HERE  on 10 Friday Jun 2016 Par Olivier Corten, et Marianne Dony, Professeurs ordinaires à l’Université libre de Bruxelles, Alors que trois demandeurs demandeurs d’asile – apparemment deux Pakistanais et un Afghan dans les affaires T-192/16, 193/16 et 257/26 – ont demandé au Tribunal de l’Union Européenne l’annulation de l’accord conclu le 18 mars 2016 entre l’UE et la Turquie, il est… Continue reading Accord politique ou juridique : Quelle est la nature du “machin” conclu entre l’UE et la Turquie en matière d’asile?

The Orbanisation of EU asylum law: the latest EU asylum proposals

ORIGINAL PUBLISHED ON EU LAW ANALYSIS  by Steve Peers There have been a number of EU proposals to deal with the perceived ‘refugee crisis’ in Europe over the last year. The latest batch, issued this week, are perhaps the most significant to date. They concern three related issues: visas (notably a short-term Schengen visa waiver… Continue reading The Orbanisation of EU asylum law: the latest EU asylum proposals