Asylum Seekers’ Path of Entry Eased. Perhaps.

Justice Minister Alma Zadić has guaranteed independent legal support for asylum seekers. This has allayed well grounded fears of political pressuring. For now.

Family Unification & Custody Cases Are Slower & Harder

Bringing relatives back together accounts for a third of all migration into the European Union. In Austria, the process is becoming ever more restrictive.

Sign Language

As travelers we're used to following signs: Left or right, in or out, arrivals, departures and baggage claim. At the Interior Ministry's processing ce...

Red-White-Red Card | Austria Streamlining Access to the Labor Market

The new Red-White-Red Card envisions a holistic change in the migration strategy, encouraging qualified migrants and addressing asylum applicants apart from the wider labor force.