Research report

Published

Published by: Mixed Migration Platform, REACH

Region: Europe, Middle East

Countries

Iraq

Topics

Protection & risksReturnsTrends in migration

Knowing How to Go:

Iraqi asylum seekers and legal pathways to get to and stay in Europe

Study amongst Iraqi returnees focusing on their awareness of different types of legal migration pathways and other protection services and their attempt to access these at different points during their migration journey.

Many refugees and other migrants migrate to Europe to seek asylum, and with asylum a more secure life and improved livelihoods. Recent REACH assessments have found that a number of these refugees and other migrants lack information about legal migration pathways when they set out on their migration journeys. Aside from asylum, they are often unaware of other types of legal mechanisms that would enable them to remain in Europe legally.

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