The Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) for 2021-2027, with a budget of EUR 9.88 billion, is aimed at strengthening the common asylum policy, developing legal migration in line with the needs of Member States, supporting integration and contributing to the fight against irregular migration, among other objectives. At the request of the European Parliament, the money will also be used to push member states to share responsibility for receiving refugees and asylum seekers more equitably.
Since 2015, Spain has benefited from EUR 873.9 million for managing migration, according to European Commission data. In 2020, Spain was the country that received the second highest number of asylum applications (86,400, 20.7% of the total received by EU countries), especially from Venezuelans (28,065) and Colombians (27,180). It is also the third country that receives the most asylum-seeking minors (15,485 in 2020), behind only Germany and France, according to Eurostat.
Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF)