The Report is divided into six sections. Following this introductory Section 1, Section 2 presents an overview of EU policy and acquis and provides statistical data on attracting (highly) qualified third-country nationals. Section 3 then examines the national policies implemented by Member States to attract (highly) qualified third-country nationals. Section 4 evaluates the effectiveness of such policies and measures. Section 5 focuses on the impact of the EU acquis. Finally, a summary of the report and its main conclusions are set out in Section 6.