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EU Migration Law: Legal Complexities and Political Rationales

Loïc Azoulai and Karin de Vries


Migration constitutes a physical and massive social reality within the European Union (EU). More importantly, it has become a special feature of the self-understanding of the European Union: its existence depends upon a continuing flow of persons crossing the borders of the member states and upon the management of the flows of third-country nationals knocking at its doors. To respond to this challenge, the EU has developed common European migration policies. This collection of essays aims to explore a selected number of issues related to the development of these policies. It presents the curre ... More

Keywords: migration, European Union, third-country nationals, migration policies, immigration law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198708537
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708537.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Loïc Azoulai, editor
Professor of European Law, European University Institute

Karin de Vries, editor
Assistant professor, VU University of Amstredam