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FOREIGNERS GRANTED TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS

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French Equivalent: Etrangers auxquels un statut de protection temporaire a été accordé

Definition:
Foreigners granted temporary protected status are foreigners who are allowed to stay for a temporary though possibly indefinite period because their life would be in danger if they were to return to their country of citizenship.

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 admitted for humanitarian reasons (other than asylum proper or temporary protection)
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