Migrants and Refugees Have Rights! Impact of EU policies on accessing protection

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This report is a response by Caritas Europa to the tragic refugee crisis unravelling in Europe. The organization observes that some policy responses by both the European Union and European government leaders contradict core European values and fundamental Christian teaching.

The report aims to contribute to the political debate surrounding the crisis and propose solutions to it. Caritas provides evidence about the conditions faced by migrants seeking refuge in Europe and a detailed analysis of the impact that current EU asylum and migration policies are having on migrants. 

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  • Migrant rights

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74 pages

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