1. Introduction / Loïc Azoulai and Karin de Vries -- 2. The Lisbon Treaty and the future of European immigration and asylum law / Helen Toner -- 3. The politics of irregular migration / Christina Boswell -- 4. Migration policy and EU external relations / Bernd Martenczuk -- 5. Which borders for the EU immigration policy? Yardsticks of international protection for EU joint borders management / Seline Trevisanut -- 6. Integration of immigrants in EU law and policy: challenges to rule of law, exception to inclusion / Sergio Carrera -- 7. Analysing European case-law on migration: options for critical lawyers / Thomas Spijkerboer.