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Decisions handed down by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg are considered to be binding | Photo: P. Scheiber/imago
The EU could see a surge in more migrants arriving as the pandemic gradually ebbs away | Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

A Frontex officer in Lithuania in July 2021 | Photo: EPA/STR
Migrants are attended by Spanish authorities after their arrival at Orzola's port in Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain, 26 September 2021 | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/JAVIER FUENTES FIGUEROA
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borell (L) with Libyan Foreign Minister Najla el-Mangoush (R) during a news conference in Tripoli on September 8, 2021 | Photo: ANSA
Malian refugee children study at a UNHCR-supported primary school in Burkina Faso (May 2016) | Photo: UNHCR/Paul Absalon
Gambian migrants were deported from Libya in 2017 — now the EU is also trying to send them home | Photo: Reuters/L.Gnago
Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen's views on Afghan refugees do not reflect those of the Chancellor Sebastian Kurz | Photo: APA/Roland Schlager
Ever more border barriers are going up. But do they fulfill their purpose? | Photo: Bernadett Szabo/Reuters
A group of migrants detained near the Belarus-Latvia border on August 11, 2021 | Photo: EPA/Valda Kalnina
People displaced due to fighting between the Taliban and Afghan security forces in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in July 2021 | Photo: EPA/M SADIQ
Logo for New Pact on Asylum and Integration | Credit: EU Commission