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Новите предизвикателства пред Шенген
The new challenges for the Schengen area

Author(s): Ivan Lolev
Subject(s): Security and defense, Migration Studies
Published by: Нов български университет
Keywords: Schengen; border control; illegal migration; FRONTEX; Agency for Border and Coast Guard;
Summary/Abstract: Creating an area of free movement of people without internal borders is one of the greatest achievements of European integration. Is Schengen threatened today and what will be the response of the European institutions and leaders? Answering these and other questions related to border security is sought in this report. The purpose of the analysis is to present a vision from different perspective on illegal migration and the reaction of the European institutions.