Integration remains crucial not only if we wish to prevent tensions between newcomers and locals, but also if we aim to build inclusive and equal societies
The fabrication of a new European citizenry comes about through the responsiveness to and inclusiveness of diversity.
The reopening of legal entry corridors for work in Europe and greater freedom of movement for foreign workers would help EU economies and provide an alternative to the illegal people-trafficking markets
The Global Compact on Migration is about the better and more humane organisation of something which the sovereignty of individual States has failed to manage.
There are no good reasons not to subscribe the GC, namely only nationalistic ideology and short-term domestic political calculations.
Key amongst these alternatives are legal routes and regularisation as the paper emphasises.