The Asylum Process
WE WILL NEED TO WRITE SOME SORT OF DISCLAIMER HERE – ABOUT THE NEED TO DOUBLECHECK INFORMATION AND HOW IT ISN’T A PROMISE FOR A POSITIVE OUTCOME.
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Basic info on what is what plus the best links to find out
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Everything begins the moment you ask for asylum at a police station or a policeman/-woman in Austria. Once that happened, you are officially an asylum seeker and cannot be deported for the duration of the approval procedure (the first part of the asylum proceedings).
If someone has applied for asylum the police takes down the personal data, takes a photo, takes fingerprints and conducts a first brief interview.