Opinion of the Committee of the Regions:on immigration policy:Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on a common policy on illegal immigration,Proposal for a Council Decision adopting an action programme for administrative cooperation in the fields of external borders, visas, asylum and immigration (ARGO),Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on an open method of coordination for the Community immigration policy, andon asylum policy:Proposal for a Council Directive on minimum standards for the qualifications and status of third-country nationals and stateless persons as refugees or as persons who otherwise need international protection,Commission Working Document — The relationship between safeguarding internal security and complying with international protection obligations and instrumentsCommunication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on the common asylum policy, introducing an open coordination method