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Next steps under the European Agenda on Migration and Schengen

Sep 27, 2017 | News

(27 September 2017) – The European Commission is today reviewing progress on the 2015 European Agenda on Migration and proposing measures for the Schengen Area.

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The Commission is setting out the next steps to put in place “the missing elements of a stronger, fairer and more effective EU migration and asylum policy”.

The Commission is presenting a series of new initiatives in key areas, including on resettlement and return.

The Commission is also today proposing measures to “preserve and strengthen” the Schengen Area (exceptional prolonging of internal border controls; accession of Bulgaria and Romania).