Directorate-General Migration and Home Affairs (HOME)

Source: Europa Nu.

This Directorate-General is responsible for EU policies in matters regarding security, migration, border security and anti-terrorism measures.

The main tasks of this DG are:

  • internal security (combatting crime, anti-terrorism measures)
  • immigration and asylum policy (visa policy, Schengen area)
  • migration and borders (biometrics, repatriation)
  • cooperation with other countries and organisations in the field of security and migration
  • fostering European citizenship and European civic awareness

On January 1st 2015 DG Migration and Home Affairs was known as DG Home Affairs. Up until July 1st 2010 the tasks of this DG were part of DG justice, freedom and security i.

 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 502 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
05.12.2022  Fifth report under the visa suspension mechanism.
Report com(2022)715
 
17.11.2022  EU position in the Partnership Council with the United Kingdom to extend the derogation from the obligation to delete PNR data of passengers after their departure from ...
Decision com(2022)646
 
16.11.2022  Making Schengen stronger with the full participation of Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia in the area without internal border controls.
Communication com(2022)636
 
11.11.2022  Review of the implementation of the Agreement with the USA on the transfer of Financial Messaging Data for the purposes of the Terrorist Finance Tracking Program.
Report com(2022)585
 
09.11.2022  Suspension of certain provisions of Regulation 810/2009 with respect to Senegal.
Regulation com(2022)631
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 233 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
12.10.2022  Suspension in whole of the application of the Agreement with Vanuatu on the short-stay visa waiver.
Decision com(2022)531
 
23.09.2022  Signing of the Agreement with North Macedonia on operational activities carried out by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency in North Macedonia.
Decision com(2022)491
 
06.09.2022  Suspension in whole of the application of the Agreement with Russia on the facilitation of the issuance of visas to the citizens of the EU and Russia.
Decision com(2022)661
 
13.05.2022  Signing of Agreement with New Zealand on the exchange of personal data between Europol and the designated authorities of New Zealand.
Decision com(2022)207
 
03.02.2022  Amendment of Regulation (EU) 2021/954 on the EU Digital COVID Certificate with regard to third-country nationals.
Regulation com(2022)55
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 16 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
06.04.2022  EU position with respect to the UK regarding the determination of the date from which personal data may be supplied by Member States to the UK.
Decision com(2022)158
 
15.03.2022  Signing and on provisional application of the Agreement with Moldova on operational activities carried out by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency in Moldova.
Decision com(2022)125
 
15.03.2022  Conclusion of an Agreement with Moldova on operational activities carried out by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency in Moldova.
Decision com(2022)124
 
08.03.2022  Amending regulations 514/2014, 516/2014 on the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund and the instrument for financial support for police cooperation, crime, crisis ...
Regulation com(2022)112
 
02.03.2022  Existence of a mass influx of displaced persons from Ukraine and to introduce temporary protection within the meaning of Article 5 of Council Directive 2001/55/EC .
Directive com(2022)91