Trafficked Persons as Asylum-Seekers – The Process of Identification and Access to Residence Rights in Austria

Number of Pages: 
75
Year: 
2014
Available in Dutch
Electronic copy only
Description: 

The Study "Trafficked Persons as Asylum-Seekers - The Process of Identification and Access to Residence Rights in Austria" deals on the one hand with the identification of trafficked persons who seek asylum in Austria. In this regard, the study focuses on the role of state institutions. On the other hand, the study explores trafficked persons' access to residence rights in Austria. Currently available options are analysed and compared using case law.

Table of contents: 
  • INTRODUCTION
  • METHODOLOGY
  • 1. THE AUSTRIAN CONTEXT
    • 1.1 Legal framework
      • 1.1.1 Criminal law
      • 1.1.2 Protection, residence rights, and return
    • 1.2 Policy framework
    • 1.3 Institutional framework
    • 1.4 Extent and characteristics
      • 1.4.1 General statistics
      • 1.4.2 The number of asylum-seeking trafficked persons
  • 2. THE PROCESS OF IDENTIFICATION
    • 2.1 Detection
      • 2.1.1 In the asylum procedure
      • 2.1.2 In the forced return procedure
      • 2.1.3 The role of non-governmental actors
    • 2.2 Identification
    • 2.3 Referral mechanism
  • 3. ACCESS TO RESIDENCE RIGHTS
    • 3.1 International protection
      • 3.1.1 The qualification as a refugee
      • 3.1.2 Subsidiary protection
      • 3.1.3 Austrian practice and case law
      • 3.1.4 The Dublin procedure
    • 3.2 The residence permit
      • 3.2.1 The Trafficking Convention
      • 3.2.2 The Residence Permit Directive
      • 3.2.3 The Austrian residence permit
      • 3.2.4 The reflection period
    • 3.3 Comparing the schemes to obtain residence rights
  • 4. KEY FINDINGS
  • ANNEX
  • Abbreviations and translations
  • Bibliography