publication . Article . 2016

Ukrainian asylum seekers and a Polish immigration paradox

Marta Szczepanik; Ewelina Tylec;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: Forced Migration Review, issue 51, pages 71-72 (issn: 1460-9819, eissn: 2051-3070, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Oxford
Abstract
The recognition rate for Ukrainian asylum seekers in Poland remains at an extremely low level, with the concept of ‘internal flight alternative’ serving as the legal basis for rejection of many asylum applications.
Subjects
free text keywords: refugee, IDP, stateless, internal displacement, forced migration, migration, lcsh:Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform, lcsh:HN1-995
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Ewelina Tylec ewelina.tylec@gmail.com Human Rights Expert, Institute for Law and Society (INPRIS) www.inpris.pl 1. Eurostat htp://tinyurl.com/Eurostat-asylum2014 2. Ofice for Foreigners htp://udsc.gov.pl/statystyki 3. Article 18.1, Act of 2003 on Granting Protection to Aliens within the Territory of the Republic of Poland www.refworld.org/docid/44a134a44.html 4. UNHCR (2003) Guidelines on International Protection: “Internal Flight or Relocation Alternative” within the Context of Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention and/or 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees www.noas.no/wp-content/uploads/2002/09/UNHCRGuidelines-Internal-Flight-or-Relocation-Alternative.doc 5. European Court of Human Rights, Salah Sheekh v. The Netherlands (Application no. 1948/04), 11.01.2007 www.refworld.org/docid/45cb3dfd2.html

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