Beneficiaries of International Protection Travelling to their Country of Origin: Challenges, Policies and Practices in Austria

Number of Pages: 
60
ISBN: 
978-3-9504683-1-1
E-ISBN: 
978-3-9504683-3-5
Year: 
2018
Available in German
Electronic copy only
Description: 

This national report deals with the question of whether international protection granted to a person in Austria may be withdrawn if he or she travels back to his or her country of origin or establishes contact with the authorities there. It enumerates the precise legal provisions governing the withdrawal of asylum status and subsidiary protection status; these provisions set out the specific conditions for withdrawing either status and specify the consequences resulting from such withdrawal. The report presents one full case study and mentions specific case examples relating to the withdrawal of protection status, to illustrate official decisions in administrative practice and court rulings.

Table of contents: 
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • 1. INTRODUCTION
    • 1.1 Study background and objectives
    • 1.2 International and European context
    • 1.3 Definitions
    • 1.4 Methodology
  • 2. PRIOR SITUATION IN AUSTRIA
    • 2.1 Withdrawal of international protection as a priority issue
    • 2.2 Statistical material on status withdrawal in Austria
  • 3. GROUNDS FOR STATUS WITHDRAWAL
    • 3.1 Contact with the authorities of a country of origin
      • 3.1.1 Persons granted asylum
      • 3.1.2 Beneficiaries of subsidiary protection
    • 3.2 Travel to countries of origin
      • 3.2.1 Persons granted asylum
      • 3.2.2 Beneficiaries of subsidiary protection
      • 3.2.3 Consequences for social benefits
    • 3.3 Information for persons granted international protection
  • 4. WITHDRAWAL PROCEDURES AND CONSEQUENCES FOR THE RIGHT OF RESIDENCE
    • 4.1 Review of protection status
      • 4.1.1 Persons granted asylum
      • 4.1.2 Beneficiaries of subsidiary protection
    • 4.2 Withdrawal procedures
      • 4.2.1 Individual rights
      • 4.2.2 Time limitations
      • 4.2.3 Decision
      • 4.2.4 Legal remedies
      • 4.2.5 Challenges related to withdrawal procedures
      • 4.2.6 Court rulings
      • 4.2.7 Case study
    • 4.3 Consequences of a status withdrawal decision
      • 4.3.1 Options for remaining in Austria
      • 4.3.2 Consequences for family members
  • 5. CONCLUSIONS
  • ANNEXES
    • A.1 List of translations and abbreviations
    • A.2 Bibliography

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