Transforming the “Blues Card” into a Truly Blue Card

Reflecting on… by Philippe De Bruycker

Jean-Claude Juncker has been perspicacious in proposing to revise the “Blue Card” Directive 2009/50 designed to facilitate the admission of highly skilled migrants into the EU, contrary to the pusillanimous opinion expressed by DG Home Affairs in its report of 22 May 2014 where it concluded, after having underlined most of the weaknesses of this instrument that «on the basis of the available information and in view of the short time of application no amendments are currently proposed» (COM(2014)287). [ Read more ]