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Council of the European Union:
Blue Card ("Legal" Migration) and ETIAS
14.5.17
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BLUE CARD: Proposal for a Directive on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purposes of highly skilled employment (LIMITE doc no: 8912-17, pdf): The Council developing its negotiating position prior to trilogue meetings with parliament. With 139 Footnotes on Member State positions:

"the Presidency has introduced modifications in the text to be discussed at the meeting of JHA Counsellors on 15 May. These modifications are indicated in bold and the deleted text is marked with strikethrough."

ETIAS: Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) (LIMITE doc no: 8584-17, 10 May 2017, pdf) The Council developing its negotiating position prior to trilogue meetings with parliament. With 21 Footnotes on Member State positions:

"Delegations will find in the annex to this note compromise text proposals submitted by the Presidency on the above-mentioned subject."

ETIAS: Previous amendments (LIMITE doc no: 8579-17, dated 10 May 2017, pdf): Substantial revisions:

"Delegations will find in the annex to this note compromise text proposals submitted by the Presidency on the recitals of the ETIAS proposal."

Note from: Czech and Belgian Delegations (LIMITE doc no: 9050-17, dated 11 May 2017, pdf):

"Delegations will find in the ANNEX the non paper prepared by the Czech and Belgian delegations,... In our opinion, there are still many outstanding legal and technical questions"

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