Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: Schengen

  • Corona and the situation of refugees in Germany

    Corona and the situation of refugees in Germany

    Restrictions on movement and contact, border closures, travel bans – the Covid 19 pandemic also means considerable limitations on civil liberties and fundamental rights in Germany. Many measures, however, particularly affect refugees. On 16 March the European Union closed its…

  • New EU system for fingerprint identification activated

    New EU system for fingerprint identification activated

    The Schengen Information System (SIS II) now also has a system for identifying people using fingerprints. After a two-year trial period, the Automatic Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) was activated in March by the European Agency for the Operational Management of…