Asylum Detention Conditions

Definition: Policy of detaining persons suspected of having infringed visas, of having entered illegally or of having entered without authorisation, and of having been deported and expelled, until the immigration authorities decide to issue a visa and release them to the Community or return them to their country of origin.

Note: Data are from the Asylum Information Database (AIDA) - a database containing information on asylum procedures, reception conditions and detention across 16 European Union (EU) Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Germany, France, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, United Kingdom) and two non-EU countries (Switzerland, Turkey)

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Asylum Detention Conditions | List of References

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Author Title Publication Edition Url Accessed Source type
European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) Asylum detention: detention conditions 2016 2016-03-03 web

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