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The study analyses the effects of visa policy on the management of migration, both in terms of facilitating legal migration and of preventing irregular migration in Austria. Visa policy is mainly an EU competence; the focus of this study lies on national visa policies regarding long-stay visas.
As is commonly repeated in literature, being a migrant worker does not necessarily put someone at greater risk of HIV infection; rather, HIV risk increases in response to the social, political and legal environment to which migrant workers are exposed.
Despite considerable efforts by governments, civil society, and communities to prevent and reduce trafficking, the trade continues, and is reportedly worsening in some areas. Trafficked persons are often subject to abuse such as rape, torture, debt bondage, unlawful confinement, and threats… Read More
A Study on the Dynamics of Arab Expatriate CommunitiesPromoting Positive Contributions to Socioeconomic Development and Political Transitions in their Homelands (Arabic)
This collection of research papers focuses on specific aspects of the complex relationships that exist between expatriate communities and their home countries in the Middle East and North Africa, highlighting in particular the various kinds of social, political, and economic engagement that define… Read More
An Assessment of the Exploitation of Children and Students During the 2011 Cotton Harvest in Tajikistan
Combating human trafficking is a key priority for the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Trafficking in persons primarily involves exploitation, and as such, the use of child labour during the cotton harvest falls within the scope of IOM activities. As an intergovernmental body, IOM in… Read More
The Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration 2011 Annual Report outlines IOM’s work carried out during 2011 in the areas of ‘Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration’ (AVRR) and `Post-Arrival and Reintegration Assistance` (PARA) exclusively implemented in countries of origin to assist both… Read More
In a region that has seen major population movements in the past decade, 2011 stands out not only for the migration dynamics that have flowed into, out of, and within the Middle East and North Africa region, but also for the unprecedented social movements that have transformed the political culture… Read More