News & Updates

International Labour Day: Employers’ Sanctions do not Protect Undocumented Workers from Exploitation

On the occasion of International Labour Day, PICUM calls for political commitment to effectively address the persistent and systematic exploitation of undocumented migrant workers. PICUM’s new position paper analyses the practical impacts of the European Union Employers’ Sanctions Directive (DIRECTIVE 2009/52/EC). The position paper examines how the new EU law has been applied in Belgium, Czech Republic, Italy and the Netherlands.

Posted on 1 May 2015

WILL EU RESPONSE TO MIGRANTS DYING IN THE SEA STRENGTHEN OR WORSEN HUMAN RIGHTS?

PICUM is extremely concerned that a statement agreed by the European Council on 23 April in response to record numbers of migrants and refugees dying in the Mediterranean will lead to further closing of EU borders, risking more violations of human rights of migrants and more deaths to come.

Posted on 30 April 2015

PICUM Publishes Position Paper on ‘EU Return Directive’ Following First Working Group Meeting on EU Migration Policies

Processes of returning undocumented migrants to their countries of origin and conditions of migrants in detention have been of great concern to PICUM and many of its members in recent years. Read here more about PICUM's new Position Paper on the EU Return Directive highlighting these concerns.

Posted on 28 April 2015

PICUM Quarterly January to March 2015

Posted on 23 April 2015