Democracy & Justice

EU Adopts New Rules on Schengen Border Checks

The EU on Monday formally adopted new rules requiring border guards to register the entry, exit and refusal of entry information of non-EU nationals at external borders of the Schengen area. The plan, also referred to...

by LibertiesEU

The EU on Monday formally adopted new rules requiring border guards to register the entry, exit and refusal of entry information of non-EU nationals at external borders of the Schengen area. The plan, also referred to as the 'entry-exit system', aims to crack down on people who overstay their visas and improve the fight against terrorism. The new system will not be fully implemented until 2020.