Downgrading asylum standards as a means for coercing solidarity: the Swedish example

In July 2016 the Swedish parliament is expected to pass a law i.a. limiting the possibility to be granted permanent residence permit and restricting the right to family reunification.

“[W]hat such practices reveal is the dimension of EU solidarity, forged on the basis of narrowly economistic and nationalist grounds which unpacks CEAS inherent tension: security and control versus human rights protection, solidarity amongst Member States versus asylum” LUMIN researcher Eleni Karageorgiou writes in a recent blog post on the EU Migration Law Blog.

Read the full blog post here.