Deal on stronger Schengen Information System approved by Civil Liberties MEPs 

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LIBE MEPs backed the informal agreement between Parliament and Council negotiators on new measures to step up the EU fight against terrorism, cross-border crime and irregular migration.

Three adopted regulations call for greater access and use of the Schengen Information System introducing several changes to the current system on the types of alert entered.

Read more about the deal reached on 12 June 2018 here.

Next steps

The agreed text now needs to be formally approved by the Parliament as a whole and the Council of the EU before entering into force. EP plenary is scheduled to vote on the agreed text earliest in September.