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08 Dec 2015

Focus on Migration: Voluntary Return and Reintegration

(Number 2 19th Edition - September 2013)
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The detention of irregular migrants and asylum-seekers in the Netherlands is not an easy subject. Among the criticism and controversy it has generated, the positive developments may be less visible. IOM has been a qualified witness in this process. Since 2004, IOM Netherlands has assisted some 3,000 migrants in administrative detention who decided to leave the Netherlands and start life a new in their home country. This is why we have decided to review the subject in a special issue of Focus on Migration.

  • Focusing on Depature
  • Administrative Detention is Changing
  • Working closely with Embassies and Consulates
  • Migrant Stories
  • The Need for Comfort and Faith Sharing
  • Exchanging Best Practices