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More detention, fewer safeguards:  How the new EU Pact on Migration and Asylum creates new loopholes to ignore human rights obligations

More detention, fewer safeguards: How the new EU Pact on Migration and Asylum creates new loopholes to ignore human rights obligations

More detention, fewer safeguards: How the new EU Pact on Migration and Asylum creates new ...
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Immigration detention becomes the rule in new Greek law

Immigration detention becomes the rule in new Greek law

This blog post was written by Maria Paraskeva, Legal Expert and Project Coordinator at HumanRights360, ...
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PRESS RELEASE - Exploitation on Greek farms: Council of Europe closes 2013 case with no real change

PRESS RELEASE – Exploitation on Greek farms: Council of Europe closes 2013 case with no real change

On 3 September, the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers has decided to close a ...
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The UK Migrant Benefit Ban Leaves Women and Children to Fall Through the Cracks

The UK Migrant Benefit Ban Leaves Women and Children to Fall Through the Cracks

This article has been written by Michael Noone who is a correspondent for the Immigration ...
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What’s happening to undocumented people during the COVID-19 pandemic?

What’s happening to undocumented people during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us in our daily lives. However, different communities ...
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An EU Strategy that Promotes and Reinforces the Rights of All Victims – Regardless of Residence Status

An EU Strategy that Promotes and Reinforces the Rights of All Victims – Regardless of Residence Status

On 24 June, the EU adopted its first-ever Strategy on Victims’ Rights setting out its ...
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Regularising undocumented people in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Regularising undocumented people in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

In March 2020, Italy’s Minister of Agriculture, Teresa Bellanova, called for the regularisation of undocumented ...
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PRESS RELEASE - New study reveals at least five European countries fail to protect all victims of domestic violence

PRESS RELEASE – New study reveals at least five European countries fail to protect all victims of domestic violence

A new study by the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) of 10 ...
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Even in times of COVID, we are still biting the hands that feed us

Even in times of COVID, we are still biting the hands that feed us This ...
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Statement on the Upcoming EU Pact on Asylum and Migration

Statement on the Upcoming EU Pact on Asylum and Migration

Statement on the Upcoming EU Pact on Asylum and Migration As announced by Commissioner for ...
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A step forward towards ending immigration detention in Spain

A step forward towards ending immigration detention in Spain

This blog post was written by Nacho Hernández Moreno, lawyer at the International Affairs Department ...
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Geneva: Operation Papyrus regularised thousands of undocumented workers

Geneva: Operation Papyrus regularised thousands of undocumented workers

This blog post was written by Marianne Halle from the Centre de Contact Suisses-Immigrés Genève ...
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COVID-19 and migrants in Europe

COVID-19 and migrants in Europe

This page gathers statements and resources about the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on migrant communities ...
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EU gender equality strategy risks leaving out millions of people

EU gender equality strategy risks leaving out millions of people

The EU’s much anticipated Gender Equality Strategy for 2020-2025, released on 5 March, is an ...
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Faced with People Clinging to a Fence, Europe Loses its Conscience

Faced with People Clinging to a Fence, Europe Loses its Conscience

This blog post was written by Adam Weiss, member of PICUM’s Board. Koramatsu v United ...
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Cash only: Measures imposed to counter money laundering are having serious implications for undocumented people

Cash only: Measures imposed to counter money laundering are having serious implications for undocumented people

This blog post was written by PICUM’s Advocacy Trainee Emer Connor. The ability to open ...
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What a way to make a living: The urgent need to create complaints mechanisms that work for all workers

What a way to make a living: The urgent need to create complaints mechanisms that work for all workers

This blog post was written by Emer Connor, PICUM Trainee. A recent report on the ...
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Formerly undocumented women address European Parliament to advocate for children's rights

Formerly undocumented women address European Parliament to advocate for children’s rights

On the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, five ...
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Advocates call for more humane, transparent and effective resources for asylum and migration in the Union

Advocates call for more humane, transparent and effective resources for asylum and migration in the Union

Last October, the EU institutions have resumed discussions on the new Asylum and Migration Fund ...
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