Sectoral Views on Migration and Border Cooperation

  • Helena CarrapicoEmail author
  • Antonia Niehuss
  • Chloé Berthélémy
Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics book series (PSEUP)


This chapter contains short expert views on migration, asylum and border cooperation. Roos shows how the end of freedom of movement in the UK could lead to EU migrants coming into the country illegally or slipping into semi-legality or illegality post-entry, and Wolff explores Brexit’s impact on asylum seekers in the UK, arguing that an extensive and generous asylum and migration policy is crucial for the UK to remain a global player. Regarding border governance, Orsini compares current and possible future cooperation at the borders of Dover and Gibraltar; Gomez Arana calls for pragmatism and identity politics being taken into account to manage the border of Gibraltar in the future; and lastly, Irrera warns that Brexit could interrupt the peace process in Northern Ireland, to which the EU has contributed.


Brexit Migration Asylum Border management Human rights 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helena Carrapico
    • 1
    Email author
  • Antonia Niehuss
    • 2
  • Chloé Berthélémy
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Politics and International RelationsAston UniversityBirminghamUK
  2. 2.School of International RelationsUniversity of St AndrewsSt AndrewsUK
  3. 3.Sciences Po LilleLilleFrance

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