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French Equivalent: Etrangers dont le statut est régularisé

Foreigners whose status is regularised are foreigners whose entry or stay has not been sanctioned by the receiving State or who have violated the terms of their admission but who are nevertheless allowed to regularise their status.

Although most persons regularising their status have already been present in the receiving country for some time, their regularisation may be taken to represent the time of their official admission as international migrants.

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

Statistical Theme: Demographic and population statistics - Migration statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, April 7, 2004