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  • proper n. A town in south-east Luxembourg


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  • More than 15 years ago a group of seven European countries started what is called the Schengen Zone, where travel between nations is unchecked.

    European Union Looking to Control Illegal Immigration

  • Because the Schengen Agreement started out as something outside EU law, it is possible to join Schengen without joining the EU.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Travel Data Leads to Times Square Bomb Arrest

  • UK application form only available in English - Schengen form has Chinese translations. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • In particular, the commission recommended that the holders of short-term Schengen visas be provided the opportunity to stay in the Schengen area until the normalisation of air traffic without having to apply for an extension of their visas, and the passports of these persons should be stamped upon exit without considering these persons as having stayed beyond the authorized period.

  • One famous TV reporter had got hold of long-term Schengen visas for himself and his wife and was ready to take off at any moment.


  • Enter one country that belongs to the 25 nation border free zone known as the Schengen area and you have access to all the others.

    Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE

  • He says he realizes he leaves at a time when Romania seeks to join the European Union passport-free travel area, known as the Schengen Zone.

    Romania's Interior Minister Resigns Amid Anti-Austerity Turmoil

  • The so-called Schengen zone has since expanded to 22 EU nations, plus Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Iceland.

    EU Considers New Border Checks

  • Already, France, Germany and Spain have rejected the plan, which would force countries to secure approval from other EU members before limiting the free flow of travelers to their country from any other member of the 25-nation passport-free zone known as the Schengen area, named after the town in Luxembourg where the treaty was signed in 1985.

    EU Border-Control Plan Sets Stage for Dispute

  • As part of the so-called Schengen Agreement, travelers can pass borders freely across much of Europe.

    Stealing Across the Border


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