Return Migration in Austria (Dutch)

Number of Pages: 
120
Year: 
2006
Available in English
Electronic copy only
Description: 

The study provides an overview of forced and voluntary return in Austria. It analyses the political and legal framework, taking account of the influence exerted by the policies and the legislation of the European Union. Furthermore, the study covers return actions, providing a comprehensive overview of return policy and programmes in Austria. Finally, it addresses the existing bilateral and multilateral cooperation with return and transit countries.

Table of contents: 
  • Foreword
  • Executive Summary
  • 1. Introduction: Aims and General Overview
  • 2. Methodology, Definitions and Return Categories
    • 2.1 Methodology
    • 2.2 Concepts and Definitions
    • 2.3 Categories and Data on Returnees
    • 2.4 Forced Return
      • 2.4.1 Data of the Ministry of the Interior (MoI) on Forced Return
      • 2.4.2 Eurostat Data on Forced Return
      • 2.5 Data on Voluntary Return
      • 2.5.1 IOM Data on Voluntary Return
      • 2.5.2 Data of NGOs on Voluntary Return
  • 3. The Political and Legal Framework
    • 3.1 Political and Legal Frameworks on Federal and Regional Level
      • 3.1.1 Political Discourse and Definitions of Political Principles of Austrian Return Policy
      • 3.1.2. Legal Bases for Return
    • 3.2. Influence of European Legislation
  • 4. Return Actions in Austria
    • 4.1 Overview and General Description of Return Actions
    • 4.2 Voluntary Return
      • 4.2.1 Information Campaigns
      • 4.2.2 Incentives for Voluntary Return
    • 4.3 Forced Return
      • 4.3.1 Procedures of Forced Return: Ending of Illegal Stay and Removal Order
      • 4.3.2 Detention Pending Deportation
      • 4.3.3 Transport and removal measures
      • 4.3.4 Sustainability of Forced Return
    • 4.4 Return Assistance – Return Counselling
    • 4.5 Identification and Acquisition of Travel Documents
  • 5. Bilateral and Multilateral Cooperation
  • 6. Conclusions
  • 7. Bibliography
    • Annex I: Statistics
    • Annex II: Institutions and Organisations
    • Annex III: Questionnaire on Voluntary Return