Ac-Hoc Queries are queries sent out by EMN member countries regarding other EMN members' practice on various issues concerning migration. On this page we present a compilation of Ad-Hoc Queries which Norway has contributed to.
The procedures of forecasting possible future trends in asylum and subsidiary protection applications, contingency planning for possible increase in the number of protection applications and in reception and accommodation capacity, have been reviewed.
Ad-Hoc query on migrant population’s perception of safety and trust in authorities. The responses (from 18 countries in total) have been provided primarily for the purpose of information exchange among EMN NCPs in the framework of the EMN.
Currently there is a high influx of Syrian asylum applicants in most EU member states, due to the ongoing conflict in Syria. It is possible that not only victims of the conflict seek refugee in an EU country, there can also be perpetrators amongst them.
The European Commission is aware that some Member States may occasionally face difficulties in transmitting fingerprint data sets to Eurodac because data subjects do not cooperate by agreeing to be fingerprinted.
According to Regulation 604/2013/EU, member states are not required to examine whether the applicant qualifies for international protection in cases where another Member State is responsible for the application.
The Directorate of Immigration of the French Ministry of the Interior is currently reflecting on the legal regime of proof of identity regarding third-country national who apply for a residence permit.