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This policy primer examines the UK’s selective participation in the Common European Asylum System and EU immigration law. The UK has always maintained a distinctive position in the EU as regards border controls, opting out of the Schengen arrangements that abolished internal border controls across most of the EU. However, it participates selectively in some aspects of EU border policies.

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Other

Publisher

Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford

Publication Date

02/05/2014