The effectiveness of return in EU Member States: challenges and good practices linked to EU rules and standards

From the migration perspective, Hungary is considered as a transit country. Therefore, in order to respond to the migration related abuses effectively, the problem of return or non-return of third country nationals illegally staying on the territory of the country is a priority issue which is also reflected emphatically in the Government’s policy. All in all, the Hungarian legislation on expulsion and return sets out more stricter rules than the EU standards.