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Coming Together or Pulling Apart?

The European Union's Struggle with Immigration and Asylum

By Demetrios G. Papademetriou

Immigration and asylum are at the center of political debate in all 15 member countries of the European Union. Many governments continue to guard their prerogatives to act unilaterally in these matters while expressing their commitment to the goal of a Union without internal borders. Papademetriou explores this paradox while tracing European efforts to find a collective voice on immigration.

A volume of the International Migration Policy Issues Series

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