News tagged with asylum seekers

Shorter asylum procedures reduce unemployment

Although refugees in Switzerland are allowed to take up employment while their asylum application procedure is still pending, a long wait reduces their chances of entering into employment. Researchers supported by the SNSF ...

dateAug 04, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Reception centres trap migrants seeking asylum

Reception centres for migrants seeking asylum trap the people seeking help through social disempowerment as they become increasingly dependent on so-called humanitarian government, according to research published in the International ...

dateAug 11, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Research challenges boat turn–back policy

Research by The University of Queensland's Migrant Smuggling Working Group shows that Australia's policy to turn-back boats does little to combat migrant smuggling, violates international obligations and jeopardises the fragile ...

dateMar 13, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Human rights report card released

Real freedom, gender-based violence, terrorism laws, and asylum seekers' rights are all considered in a report released today on vital human rights issues in Australia and around the world.

dateApr 28, 2014 in Social Sciences
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