Unaccompanied Minors in Austria – Legislation, Practices and Statistics (German)

Nombre de pages: 
129
Année: 
2014
Disponible en English
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Description: 

The study describes the current state of unaccompanied minors in Austria with regard to legislation and practices. It also presents available statistics on this topic. A number of relevant areas are covered: entry, residence, asylum procedure, age assessment, guardianship, legal advice, accommodation, reception conditions, healthcare, education, vocational training, employment, integration support, absconding, legal age, return and reintegration. Thereby, the study highlights developments in these areas that took place over the last five years, between 2010 and 2014.

Table des matières: 
  • METHODOLOGY
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • 1. INTRODUCTION
    • 1.1 Global Migration Trends of Unaccompanied Minors
    • 1.2 International and European Legal Framework and Policies
    • 1.3 Definition of Unaccompanied Minor
    • 1.4 Migration Trends of Unaccompanied Minors Coming to Austria
  • 2. MOTIVATIONS AND CIRCUMSTANCES OF UNACCOMPANIED MINORS’ MIGRATION
    • 2.1 Motivations of Unaccompanied Minors to Come to Austria
    • 2.2 Circumstances under which Unaccompanied Minors Come to Austria
  • 3. ENTRY AND ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES
    • 3.1 Documentation and Entry
    • 3.2 Apprehension by National Authorities
    • 3.3 Guardianship
      • 3.3.1 The Organization of Guardianship
      • 3.3.2 Guardians and their Responsibilities
    • 3.4 Age Assessment
      • 3.4.1 Age Assessments in Asylum Procedures
      • 3.4.2 Age Assessments in Other Procedures
    • 3.5 Asylum Procedures for Unaccompanied Minors
      • 3.5.1 Application for International Protection and Legal Representation
      • 3.5.2 Asylum and Appeal Procedures
      • 3.5.3 Asylum Interviews
    • 3.6 Residence Options Available to Unaccompanied Minors
      • 3.6.1 Residence Options for Asylum-Seeking Unaccompanied Minors
      • 3.6.2 Residence Options for Unaccompanied Minors Who Do Not Seek Asylum
  • 4. RECEPTION ARRANGEMENTS AND INTEGRATION MEASURES
    • 4.1 Accommodation and Reception Arrangements for Unaccompanied Minors
      • 4.1.1 National Legal Framework
      • 4.1.2 Responsible Authorities and Funding
      • 4.1.3 Accommodation and Other Material Reception Conditions
      • 4.1.4 Care and Supervision
      • 4.1.5 Healthcare Provisions
      • 4.1.6 Challenges and Good Practices
      • 4.1.7 Withdrawal of Accommodation and Reception Arrangements
    • 4.2 Access to Legal Advice
      • 4.2.1 National Legal Framework
      • 4.2.2 Responsible Authorities
      • 4.2.3 Challenges and Good Practices
    • 4.3 Access to Education
      • 4.3.1 National Legal Framework and Responsible Authorities
      • 4.3.2 Support Measures Available to Unaccompanied Minors
      • 4.3.3 Challenges and Good Practices
    • 4.4 Access to Vocational Training and Employment
      • 4.4.1 National Legal Framework
      • 4.4.2 Responsible Authorities
      • 4.4.3 Challenges and Good Practices
    • 4.5 Integration Measures
      • 4.5.1 Organization of Integration Measures
      • 4.5.2 Challenges and Good Practices
    • 4.6 Arrangements for Unaccompanied Minors when Turning 18 Years of Age 74
      • 4.6.1 Changes in Accommodation and Reception Arrangements
      • 4.6.2 Measures to Support Unaccompanied Minors when Turning 18
      • 4.6.3 Challenges and Good Practices
  • 5. ABSCONDING
    • 5.1 Overview of the Phenomenon
    • 5.2 Point in Time when Unaccompanied Minors Abscond
    • 5.3 Reasons and Accompanying Challenges
    • 5.4 Measures to Prevent and to React to the Absconding of Unaccompanied Minors
  • 6. RETURN AND REINTEGRATION
    • 6.1 Circumstances under which Unaccompanied Minors can Return
    • 6.2 Circumstances under which Unaccompanied Minors can be Detained
      • 6.2.1 Detention Pending Removal
      • 6.2.2 Alternatives to Detention
    • 6.3 Legal Capacity of Unaccompanied Minors in Detention, Alternatives to Detention and Return Procedures
    • 6.4 Measures to Support Returning Unaccompanied Minors
    • 6.5 Monitoring Mechanisms to Ensure Effective Return and Reintegration
  • 7. CONCLUSIONS
  • ANNEX
    • A.1 Statistics
    • A.2 List of translations and abbreviations
    • A.3 Bibliography

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