EU law forbids member States to seize asylum-seekers’ assets.
In recent days, several EU and non-EU countries have been in the #News for taking asylum-seekers’ assets upon arrival. Is this compatible with EU law? Kees Groenendijk (Professor Emeritus, Radboud University Nijmegen) and Steve Peers (Professor at University of Essex) examine first of all national practice, then the legislative history of the relevant EU rules. […]