Blog series: EU New Pact on Migration and Asylum (III)

Screening at the borders of the EU: Challenging the territoriality principle!

By Conny Rijken
Source: Markus Spiske

The border procedure as proposed in the European Union’s (EU’s) New Pact on Migration and Asylum (New Pact) consists of three elements:  pre-entry screening, asylum procedure at the border and return. This blog focuses primarily on the pre-entry screening and briefly touches upon the asylum procedure and return.