The Advisory Committee on Migration Affairs (Adviescommissie voor Vreemdelingenzaken – ACVZ) is an independent Committee that advises the Dutch Government and Parliament on immigration law and policy. The Advisory Committee on Migration Affairs was installed on November 28th, 2001 as a result of the Aliens Act 2000.
Advisory reports on policy issues
The Advisory Committee on Migration Affairs reports on immigration policy issues. The advisory reports are directed primarily at the Government. The Government informs Parliament of its point of view on the issue within three months. Generally the report and the Government’s point of view are debated in Parliament.
Advisory reports on proposals concerning the Aliens Act 2000 and the Aliens Decree 2000
The ACVZ reports on proposals to amend the Aliens Act 2000 and the Aliens Decree 2000. These reports are presented to the Government and to Parliament. The advisory report is made public as soon as the amendment of the Act or Decree is made public.