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FOREIGNERS ADMITTED FOR HUMANITARIAN REASONS (OTHER THAN ASYLUM PROPER OR TEMPORARY PROTECTION)

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French Equivalent: Etrangers admis pour des raisons humanitaires (autres que l'asile proprement dit ou la protection temporaire)

Definition:
Foreigners admitted for humanitarian reasons (other than asylum proper or temporary protection) are foreigners who are not granted full refugee status but are nevertheless admitted for humanitarian reasons because they find themselves in refugee-like situations.

Source Publication:
Recommendations on Statistics of International Migration, Revision 1, Statistical Papers, Series M, No. 58, United Nations, New York, 1998, Glossary.

Cross References:
Asylum-seekers
Foreigners granted temporary protected status
Foreigners seeking asylum
Refugees

Statistical Theme: Demographic and population statistics - Migration statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, April 28, 2003