asylum and border policies

08 Jul: EU Parliament adopts two funds for asylum and border policies

(Source: European Parliament)

Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund: €9.88bn to support asylum and migration policyIntegrated Border Management Fund: €6.24bn for external border management that respects fundamental rights

The funds will help manage migration flows, ease integration of third-country nationals and improve border management.

The 2021-2027 Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (€9.88 billion) will strengthen the EU’s common asylum policy, develop legal migration in line with member states’ needs, support the integration of third-country nationals, and contribute to the fight against irregular migration. At Parliament’s request, the money should also serve to push member states to share the responsibility of hosting …