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I had never been in a detention centre for irregularly residing migrants before trespassing, a few days ago, into Amygdaleza. Amygdaleza is in the outskirts of Athens, a few kilometres north of what is widely referred to as the cradle of democracy. Along with the members of FEANTSA migration working group, I have access to… » read more

Posted by Mauro Striano

Over the last few months, a number of Member States have raised the issue concerning EU citizens who have exercised their right to free movement and found themselves destitute in the host country. Some Member States have expelled, or threatened to expel, such EU citizens without taking into account the procedural safeguards acknowledged by the… » read more

Posted by Mauro Striano

Following my previous contribution, I would like to add some relatively good news stemming from the second European Integration Forum, organised by the European Commission along with the European Economic and Social Committee and that was held on 12 and 13 November. Even though at the institutional level important proposals as the directive on a… » read more

Posted by Mauro Striano