Proposals for a new Dublin regulation, the cornerstone of the European Union’s asylum system, were approved by the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee on October 19. The draft includes remedies to current weaknesses and the creation of a robust system for the future.

“The European asylum system is one of the key issues determining how Europe’s future will develop,” said the parliament’s lead MEP on the revision, Cecilia Wikström (ALDE, SE).

“As rapporteur, my goal is to create ...


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