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Schengen Agreement

Definitions

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  • proper noun An agreement between 24 countries in Europe, allowing people to cross the borders without a passport and checking their ID card. Thus the old buildings on the borders are no longer in use, therefore on the borders of lots of old members of the agreement you can't see anything else, but a common EU-state sign welcoming the visitor.

Etymologies

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From Schengen, the town in Luxembourg where the agreement was made and ratified.

Examples

  • On the other hand, the German government argued that the Schengen Agreement, which is applied among the 23 EU countries, plus Switzerland, Iceland and Norway and the visa requirement already has made procedures easier for Turkish citizens.

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  • 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

  • And because the Schengen Agreement allows unhindered travel within participating EU countries, the framework requires member states to give their peers a chance to vet detainees, too.

    Europe's Symbolic Gesture

  •  Under Europe's Schengen Agreement, Guede will automatically be extradited to Perugia, where he will be questioned by investigators about his involvement in the murder.

    Fourth Suspect in ‘Extreme Sex’ Murder

  • In 1985, the Schengen Agreement led the way toward the creation of open borders without passport controls between most member states and some non-member states.

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  • In 1985, the Schengen Agreement led the way toward the creation of open borders without passport controls between most member states and some non-member states.

    Elections - fresh news by plazoo.com

  • The Schengen Agreement was followed in 1990 by the Schengen Convention, which finally came into force in 1995.

    EU News

  • BNP representatives would call for the scrapping of the Schengen Agreement because the removal of border controls between the participating countries has allowed illegal immigrants, heading for Britain, to cross Europe unhindered.

    The British National Party

  • Macedonia eases entry requirements for citizens of EU, Schengen Agreement countries SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Citizens of the EU member states and countries that have signed the Schengen Agreement can enter Macedonia's territory showing o ...

    SETimes news - English

  • BNP representatives would call for the scrapping of the Schengen Agreement because the removal of border controls between the participating countries has allowed illegal immigrants, heading for Britain, to cross Europe unhindered.

    The British National Party

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