Description: 

The study provides an overview of the Austrian asylum and migration policies. In particular, the study deals with the most relevant institutions involved and the modern development of the Austrian asylum and migration system. Subsequently, the study elaborates on the current situation in the fields of migration, asylum and return of third-country nationals. Further, issues in relation to health, gender, education, development, migrant smuggling and human trafficking are dealt with.

Table des matières: 
  • 1. INTRODUCTION
  • 2. OVERVIEW OF THE ORGANIZATION OF THE POLITICAL, LEGISLATIVE AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK IN AUSTRIA
    • 2.1 Political Framework
    • 2.2 Legislative Framework
    • 2.3 Institutional Framework
      • 2.3.1 Ministries and Associated Bodies
      • 2.3.2 Provincial Authorities
      • 2.3.3 Courts
      • 2.3.4 Other Important Actors
  • 3. DEVELOPMENT OF ASYLUM AND MIGRATION SYSTEMS
    • 3.1 Labour Migration in the 1960s
    • 3.2 From Labour Migration to Family Migration in the 1970s
    • 3.3 Increased Migration in the late 1980s
    • 3.4 Evolution of the Austrian migration system from 1993 until 2015
      • 3.4.1 Legal Developments
      • 3.4.2 Other Measures
      • 3.4.3 Current Data
  • 4. ORGANIZATION OF POLICY
    • 4.1 Migration Policy and Procedures
      • 4.1.1 Entry Procedure
      • 4.1.2 Admission Conditions 4.1.3 Legal Residence
      • 4.1.4 Access to the Labour Market
    • 4.2 Asylum Policy and Procedures
      • 4.2.1 Entry Procedure
      • 4.2.2 Admission Conditions
      • 4.2.3 Legal Residence
      • 4.2.4 Access to the Labour Market
    • 4.3 Return
      • 4.3.1 Assisted Voluntary Return
      • 4.3.2 Forced Return
    • 4.4 Links with other Policy Areas
      • 4.4.1 Migration and Health
      • 4.4.2 Migration and Gender
      • 4.4.4 Migration and Development
      • 4.4.5 Fighting against Migrant Smuggling
      • 4.4.6 Human Trafficking
  • 5. SUMMARY
  • ANNEX
    • A.1 List of translations and abbreviations
    • A.2 Institutional Chart
    • A.3 List of organizations mentioned in the study
    • A.4 Bibliography