Resumen Descriptivo: 

This study provides an overview on Resettlement and the Austrian Humanitarian Admission Programme for especially vulnerable Syrian refugees. The first and second part of the Humanitarian Admission Programme (HAP I and HAP II) are examined in the context of developments at the global, European and Austrian level. After a presentation of the legal framework, the main actors are introduced. The study also describes the process and funding of both parts of the programme and presents statistics as well as experiences in implementing the programme.

Índice: 
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • 1. INTRODUCTION
    • 1.1 Background to the Study and Objectives
    • 1.2 Definitions
    • 1.3 Methodology
  • 2. REASONS FOR RESETTLEMENT
    • 2.1 Global Context
    • 2.2 European Context
    • 2.3 Austrian Context
  • 3. LEGAL FRAMEWORK
    • 3.1 Legal Basis
    • 3.2 Residence Permit
    • 3.3 Right to Family Reunification
    • 3.4 Obtaining Citizenship
  • 4. ACTORS
    • 4.1 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
    • 4.2 International Organization for Migration (IOM)
    • 4.3 Federal Ministry of the Interior
    • 4.4 Federal Office for Immigration and Asylum
    • 4.5 Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs
    • 4.6 Austrian Integration Fund
    • 4.7 ARGE Resettlement
  • 5. PROCESS AND FUNDING
    • 5.1 Identification and Selection
      • 5.1.1 UNHCR Cases
      • 5.1.2 Family Reunification Cases
    • 5.2 Pre-Departure and Departure Phase
      • 5.2.1 Documents and Permits to Leave the Country
      • 5.2.2 Medical Examinations
      • 5.2.3 Cultural Orientation in the First Countries of Asylum
      • 5.2.4 Travel Preparations and Logistics
    • 5.3 Post-Arrival Phase
    • 5.4 Integration Phase
      • 5.4.1 General Integration Support
      • 5.4.2 Special Integration Measures
    • 5.5 Funding
  • 6. STATISTICS
  • 7. EVALUATION AND EXPERIENCES
    • 7.1 Evaluation
    • 7.2 Experiences of the Actors Involved
      • 7.2.1 Coordination and Partnership
      • 7.2.2 Situation in the Transit Countries
      • 7.2.3 Specific Characteristics of the Target Group (Including their Health Situation)
      • 7.2.4 Cultural Orientation
      • 7.2.5 Integration Services
    • 7.3 Experiences of Target Group Individuals
      • 7.3.1 Nergez
      • 7.3.2 Ameen Al Dayoub
  • 8. CONCLUSIONS AND OUTLOOK
  • ANNEXES
    • A.1 Statistical Tables
    • A.2 List of Translations and Abbreviations
    • A.3 Bibliography

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