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Refugees in France. Research statement
Refugees in France. Research statement

Author(s): Edyta Januszewska
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education, Sociology
Published by: Instytut Profilaktyki Społecznej i Resocjalizacji UW
Keywords: immigration to France; refugees in France; integration; refugee organizations

Summary/Abstract: In the first part of the article the history of the influx of immigrants to France in the 19th and 20th century was described, as well as the characteristics of the number of refugees in the years 1991-2015. The next section examines the asylum procedure and refugee problems related to housing. The situation of unaccompanied minors was also discussed, as well as the integration process, which consists of six elements: professional integration, housing, access to civil rights,healthcare, social assistance and family reunification. The last part of the article describes organizations helping refugees, including France Terre d‘asile, Forum Réfugiés-Cosi, La Cimade, L‘Associationnationale d‘assistance aux frontières pour les étrangers (ANAFE), and Groupe accueil et solidarité(GAS).

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 04
  • Page Range: 68-81
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English