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BRUSSELS, 11 September 2015 - On the occasion of the extraordinary Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting taking place in Brussels on 14 September, the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) and its member organisations urge EU leaders to establish safe and regular channels for migrants and refugees to come to Europe. The statement is available in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian and Greek.

Posted on 11 September 2015

Report: Cost of exclusion from healthcare – The case of migrants in an irregular situation

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights' (FRA) new report “Cost of exclusion from healthcare – The case of migrants in an irregular situation” finds that providing regular health care to undocumented patients with hypertension could generate savings. Focus countries are Germany, Greece and Sweden.

Posted on 3 September 2015

PICUM Bulletin — 31 August 2015

Posted on 31 August 2015

Migrant crisis: Inept leaders lay foundations of future unrest

EU political leaders spreading hostility and distrust towards courageous, desperate people is profoundly worrying, writes Edel McGinley, Director of the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) and member of the board of PICUM.

Posted on 26 August 2015