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Renewed Inter-institutional (Im)balance after the Lisbon Treaty? The External Dimension of the EU's Migration Policy

  title={Renewed Inter-institutional (Im)balance after the Lisbon Treaty? The External Dimension of the EU's Migration Policy},
  author={Canan Ezel Tabur},
With the commencement of the Lisbon Treaty in December 2009, the EU member states have committed themselves to the creation of “a common immigration policy”. Despite the increasing “communitarisation” of EU migration policy over the past decade, there has been a tendency to retain intergovernmental control over the EU policy-making process. The assertive responses of member states to purported migratory flows associated with the EU’s immediate neighbourhood, particularly the old member states… 

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