Felix Peerboom


Felix is a lecturer and PhD candidate for the Department of International and European Law at Maastricht University’s Faculty of Law (the Netherlands). His research is conducted in the fields international and European migration/asylum law, focusing on legal aspects of the phenomenon of ‘instrumentalised’ migration. In addition, Felix is a visiting lecturer in International and European Law at the UHasselt (Belgium).

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Rising tensions at the EU’s External Borders with Russia: The Unwanted Return of Instrumentalised Migration and Problematic Responses

On November 22nd 2023, the Finnish government announced its decision to close all but one of its border crossings with Russia — having closed four crossings one week earlier. That decision was taken in response to a spike in arrivals of undocumented migrants. Though the EU and its Member States have been confronted with…

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