EMN Flashes are one-pagers which provide succinct, key findings and messages to policymakers on a specific topic based on the results of information gathered and analysed by the EMN, for example, from Studies or from Informs.

EMN Flash: How can third-country nationals obtain citizenship of an EU Member State?

The EMN Flash " How can third-country nationals obtain citizenship of an EU Member State?” presents the main research findings of the EMN Study „Pathways to citizenship for third-country nationals in the EU”. By exploring the national policies in EU Member States regarding the acquisition of citizenship for third-country nationals, this EMN Study provides a comparative overview of recent trends, frameworks and good practices from 25 Member States.

EMN Flash: What Were The New Trends in Legislation, Policies and Practices Across the EU on Migration and Asylum in 2019?

The EMN Flash " What Were The New Trends in Legislation, Policies and Practices Across the EU on Migration and Asylum in 2019?” presents key findings of the EMN Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2019. The ARM 2019 provides a comprehensive overview of EU and national developments across a wide range of migration and asylum topics, including legal migration, international protection; unaccompanied minors and vulnerable groups; integration; citizenship and statelessness; borders, visa and Schengen governance; illegal migration including smuggling; return and readmission; human trafficking and migration and development.

EMN Flash: What National Protection Statuses Exist in Member States and Norway?

In addition to the two protection statuses harmonised at European level (refugee status and subsidiary protection), a variety of national protection statuses exist. While comparative information is available on how the Members States deal with the EU-harmonised protection statuses, there is an overall lack of information on the national protection statuses. Do Member States and Norway grant any other forms of protection than those covered by EU asylum legislation? If so, what type of statuses do they grant and what procedures have they put in place to process applications? What are the rights and standards that come with these statuses and how do they compare with the EU-harmonised statuses? The EMN Flash "What National Protection Statuses Exist in Member States and Norway?" presents key findings of the EMN Study „Comparative overview of national protection statuses in the EU and Norway”.

EMN Flash: How do EU Member States treat cases of missing unaccompanied minors?

The phenomenon of unaccompanied migrant children going missing has increasingly been in the focus of public attention in the EU. Several international organisations and European NGOs have raised concerns that the disappearance of unaccompanied minors is not always addressed in an effective manner. What policies and procedures are in place to register and follow up on cases of missing children, and how is data on missing children collected in EU Members States, Norway and the UK? The EMN Flash "How do EU Member States treat cases of missing unaccompanied minors?" presents key findings of the EMN Inform " How do EU Member States treat cases of missing unaccompanied minors?".

EMN Flash: Beneficiaries of international protection travelling to their country of origin

The EMN Flash " How do EU Member States, Norway and Switzerland assess the travel of beneficiaries of international protection to their country of origin?" presents key findings of the Synthesis Report " Beneficiaries of international protection travelling to their country of origin: Challenges, Policies and Practices in the EU Member States, Norway and Switzerland ".