Expert Group on Immigration Liaison Officers Network
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Each Member State posts an immigration liaison officer (ILO) to its consular authorities in a non-Member State. The ILO maintains direct contacts with the authorities in the host country in order to improve exchanges of information concerning: flows of illegal immigrants originating from or transiting through the host country; the routes followed by those flows of immigrants; their modus operandi; the existence of criminal organisations involved in the smuggling of immigrants; the incidents that may be the cause for new developments with respect to these flows of immigrants; the methods used for falsifying identity documents and travel documents; how best to assist the authorities in host countries in preventing these immigration flows; how best to facilitate the return of illegal immigrants to their countries of origin.

Links

  • 2mdev

    Migration and development

    Migration and development are deeply intertwined. Development can be a driver of migration, granting people access to resources which enable them to move. At the same time, migration can...

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  • 4lm

    Legal migration and integration

    Legal migration covers international mobility towards the EU, such as labour migration, family reunification, student migration, as well as the conditions under which regular stay is...

    View Legal migration and integration

Additional Info

Spatial Coverage Europe
Organisation Type EU Liaison officer network

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