Asylum Law and Policy in the European Union Before and Beyond Amsterdam

For a Greater Juridification of the Community Law on Asylum
  • Francisco Lucas PiresEmail author


This chapter discusses the evolution and current status of asylum policy in the European Union, and the prospective impact of the changes brought in the Treaty of Amsterdam. The chapter analysis both the Schengen and the Dublin legal instruments, and stresses that the changes in this policy field can be, at the end, the single most important development brought by Amsterdam.


Asylum policy Schengen Third pillar Migration Community law 


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  1. 1.LisbonPortugal

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