European Union

A general view of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/JULIEN WARNAND
From file: A destroyed rubber boat in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: Fabian Heinz/Sea-Eye
EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson said that Ukrainians will 'always' receive a warm welcome | Photo: ANSA
The EU hopes to minimise security risks by allowing greater checks against irregular migrants and asylum seekers across the bloc | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/A. Rain
From file: Migrants from Niger Crédit : Pape Cire Kane/MSF
From file: Migrants and refugees face additional hurdles when navigating the health system in comparison to local population | Photo: Picture-alliance/abaca/lpa/C.Carlo
Europol is at the forefront of fighting illegal migration patterns to Europe | Photo: Imago images/AFLO/Y. Nakao
From file: Migrants rescued by the IOM in the middle of the desert in northern Niger in 2019 | Photo: IOM
European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson (C) talks to media during launch ceremony of the EU Support Hub for Internal Security and Border Management in Moldova during EU Informal Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting in Prague, Czech Republic, 11 July 2022 | Photo: PHOTO/EPA/MARTIN DIVISEK
The EU wants to avoid scenes like these from repeating: Refugees line up to receive food in Greece at the height of the so-called refugee crisis in 2016 | Photo: EPA/Pantelis Saitas
A Somali refugee stands in the lobby at the Hotel de l'Europe where she is confined with her family due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Saint Nazaire, France, 25 March 2020 | Photo: EPA/THIBAULT VANDERMERSCH
Roughly the same amount of people are crossing the border both ways between Ukraine and the European Union | Photo: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images