A family resemblance? The regulation of marriage migration in Europe

Wray, Helena E., Agoston, Agnes and Hutton, Jocelyn (2014) A family resemblance? The regulation of marriage migration in Europe. European Journal of Migration and Law, 16 (2). pp. 209-247. ISSN 1571-8166 (doi:10.1163/15718166-12342054)

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Abstract

This article analyses key aspects of the regulation of entry and stay of spousal migrants in EEA member states. It shows that there are differences of regulation, particularly between states in Eastern and Southern Europe and states in Northern and Western Europe but, in most cases, the amount of divergence is limited. The article connects this ‘family resemblance’ to a broad concept of Europeanisation. Even where there is no binding legal obligation, European legal norms and the practice in other European states largely circumscribe what is possible.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Law and Politics
Item ID: 13766
Depositing User: Helena Wray
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2014 10:17
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2019 11:02
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/13766

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