This highly original book provides an innovative analysis of EU migration and asylum law and its interplay with equality issues in order to assess the current integration framework for third-country nationals and to explore future scenarios in the European Context.
Integration for Third-Country Nationals in the European Union focuses on the nexus between non-discrimination based on nationality and race, and the equality clauses covering different categories of regularly residing third-country nationals within EU law. It highlights the extent to which social rights that have been formally promised to non-EU citizens are enjoyed in practice. The contributing authors - who are both academics and practitioners - also consider the link between secure residence and equal treatment, highlighting on the implementation of EU Policies in aselection of Member States. Using socio-legal and comparative methods, this study provides an overview of the models of integration and social cohesion shaped by European and national actors in order to profile the present fragmented structure of European society and to discuss future possibilities.
Academics, practitioners, and students interested in EU law and migration studies will find this enriching book invaluable.
Edited by Sonia Morano-Foadi, Oxford Brookes University, UK and Micaela Malena, UNHCR Italy and Oxford Brookes University, UK
Contents: Foreword Preamble Madeline Garlick, Stephen Davis and Adriano Silvestri Introduction: Integration for Third-Country Nationals in the EU - the Challenge of Equality Sonia Morano-Foadi PART I: FRAMEWORK CHAPTERS 1. The Evolution of the Concept of Union Citizenship after the Lisbon Treaty Elspeth Guild 2. The Equality Clauses in the EU Directives on Non-discrimination and Migration/Asylum Sonia Morano-Foadi and Karin de Vries 3. Integration Policy at European Union Level Micaela Malena and Sonia Morano-Foadi PART II-1: ASYLUM-SEEKERS AND REFUGEES: CASE STUDIES ON THE UK, ITALY AND GREECE 4. Inequality for Asylum-Seekers and People Entitled to Protection in the European Union Madeline V. Garlick 5. The United Kingdom's Implementation of the EU Asylum-Seekers' Reception Directive Katia Bianchini 6. Refugee Integration in Italy: Shortcomings and Future Scenarios Micaela Malena 7. Equal Before the Law? The Case of Asylum Procedures and Detention of Asylum-Seekers in Greece Evangelia (Lilian) Tsourdi PART II-2: ECONOMIC MIGRANTS AND LONG-TERM RESIDENTS: CASE STUDIES ON BELGIUM, GERMANY, SPAIN, THE SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIES AND THE UK 8. Third-Country Nationals, Integration and Access to Employment and Occupation under EU Law Moritz Jesse 9. Care, Labour and Migration Policies in Germany: Implications for the Rights of Migrant Domestic and Care Workers Maria Kontos 10. Immigration Policies in Finland: Economic Marginalisation and the Residence-based Welfare Regime's Support for Humanitarian Migrants Aino Saarinen in collaboration with Susanna Mehtonen 11. The EU Researcher Directive and its Implementation in German Immigration Law Kay Hailbronner 12. Long-term Residents' Integration in Spain at a Crossroads: Rights-based Approach or Downhill Towards Restrictiveness? Diego Acosta Arcarazo 13. Access to Employment and Occupation in Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom Moritz Jesse PART III-3: FAMILY MEMBERS: CASE STUDIES ON GERMANY, THE NETHERLANDS AND SPAIN 14. Inequalities of Family Members of EEA and non-EEA Nationals: `Integration' and Barriers to Family Reunification in the Post-Lisbon Era Keith Puttick and Cordelia Carlitz 15. Language Skills as a Requirement for Family Reunification of Spouses in Germany: Respecting Respect for Family Life? Cordelia Carlitz 16. The Dutch Act on Integration Abroad: A Case of Racial or Ethnic Discrimination? Karin de Vries 17. The Adaptation of Spanish Law on Family Reunification to International and European Law Carmen Perez Gonzalez Conclusions Sonia Morano-Foadi and Micaela Malena Index