Practical Measures for Reducing Irregular Migration in Austria

Number of Pages: 
106
Year: 
2012
Available in German
Electronic copy only
Description: 

The objective of this national report is to provide an overview of the existing approaches, mechanisms and practical measures implemented by Austrian institutions and authorities to reduce irregular migration. The EU Synthesis report to the study outlines the situation in a comparative European context.

Table of contents: 
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • 1. INTRODUCTION: OBJECTIVES, DEFINITIONS AND METHODOLOGY
    • 1.1 Objectives
    • 1.2 Definitions
    • 1.3 Methodology
  • 2. POLICY AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK ON IRREGULAR MIGRATION IN AUSTRIA
    • 2.1 Policy Framework
    • 2.2 Legislative Framework
      • 2.2.1 Entry
      • 2.2.2 Termination of Stay
      • 2.2.3 Regularisation of Stay
      • 2.2.4 Return and Removal
      • 2.2.5 Penalties and Sanctions in Cases of Irregularity
    • 2.3 Institutional Framework
  • 3. PRACTICAL MEASURES TO REDUCE IRREGULAR MIGRATION
    • 3.1 Pre-Entry
      • 3.1.1 Visa Schemes
      • 3.1.2 Immigration Liaison Officers and Document Advisors
      • 3.1.3 Identification of Migration Routes
    • 3.2 Entry
      • 3.2.1 Border Control
      • 3.2.2 Usage of Technologies and Data Storage Systems
      • 3.2.3 Integrated Border Management
      • 3.2.4 Combating Smuggling of Human Beings
    • 3.3 Stay
      • 3.3.1 Identity Control and Apprehensions
      • 3.3.2 Targeted Controls of Accommodations
      • 3.3.3 Workplace Inspections
    • 3.4 Pathways Out of Irregularity
      • 3.4.1 Obtaining a Legal Status
      • 3.4.2 Return
    • 3.4.3 Toleration
  • 4. TRANSNATIONAL COOPERATION
    • 4.1 Cooperation Agreements
    • 4.2 Other Forms of Cooperation
  • 5. IMPACT OF EU POLICY AND LEGISLATION
  • 6. ESTIMATES AND STATISTICS ON THE IRREGULAR MIGRANT POPULATION
    • 6.1 National Statistics (Eurostat)
      • 6.1.1 Third-country Nationals found to be Illegally Present
      • 6.1.2 Third-country Nationals Refused Entry at the External Borders
      • 6.1.3 Third-country Nationals Ordered to Leave
      • 6.1.4 Third-country Nationals Returned Following an Order to Leave_
      • 6.1.5 Third-country Nationals whose Applications for Asylum have been Rejected
      • 6.1.6 Third-country Nationals whose Status has been Withdrawn
    • 6.2 Other National Statistics
      • 6.2.1 Estimates on the Stock of Irregular Migrants
      • 6.2.2 Estimates on Flows of Irregular Migrants
      • 6.2.3 Marriages of Convenience
      • 6.2.4 Estimates on Irregular Employment
  • 7. CONCLUSIONS
  • ANNEX
  • 1. Bibliography
  • 2. Standardised Tables
  • 3. Interview Guideline