Today Lecture gave great emphasis to the EU Strategies against Irregular Migration and the Role of Balkan Countries thanks to the introduction of the EUWEB Leader Module, Professor Teresa Russo.
Then, Rossana Palladino, Ph.D., Senior Researcher and Assistant Professor of EU Law and EU Migration Law, Department of Legal Sciences, Jean Monnet Module Leader “Asylum-Seekers Protection Under Evolution (Pro-Asyl)”, dealt with the EU Return Policy which lays down the detention of migrants, as one of the most critical issues.
Afterwards, Simona Libera Scocozza, Criminal and Immigration Lawyer, Legal Adviser of the Italian Parliament, Fellow Researcher in Comparative Law, Department of Political Sciences and Communication, deeply analyzed the measures adopted by the Italian State in the case of irregular migrants that are divided into two main categories: refoulement and expulsions of irregular foreigners. 

The open debate among the participants allowed to underline the most recent interventions on the subject of externalization of borders and of the suspension of expulsion procedures because of the emergency COVID-19.

For the contents of the lectures, see the section The Module/Didactic Materials on our home page.