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Statement on the draft amendment of the Austrian asylum law 2005

UNHCR Karte Refugees/Migrants Emergency Response - Mediterranean

The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (BIM) critizes the planned amendments of the Austrian asylum law which provide for restrictions of family reunification and the reduction of the right of residence. Both provisions are highly problematic in terms of human rights and refugee law standards.

Please find below the BIM statement in German submitted on 30 November 2015.