European Parliament and Council strike provisional deal on European Border and Coast Guard: Upgrade today’s Frontex border agency, which, together with national border management authorities. It is now up to member states and Parliament as a whole to endorse the agreement.
Moving abroad in the EU? MEPs voted new rules to ensure simpler document authenticity procedures. To avoid the need to translate certain public documents, the rules would also introduce new multilingual EU forms to be attached to documents.
A Civil Liberties Committee delegation will travel to Greece from 18 to 20 May to check the situation of refugees at the external borders of the EU and assess how the EU-Turkey deal to manage migrant and asylum-seekers flows into the EU is being implemented. MEPs will visit the Greece/FYROM border, the island of Lesvos and Athens.