Migration Processes
Irregular Migration
Legal Regulation

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Kuryliuk, Y. ., Oliinyk, S. ., & Kushnir, Y. . (2023). IRREGULAR MIGRATION AND READMISSION: INTERCONNECTION, SETTLEMENT OPPORTUNITIES. Lex Humana (ISSN 2175-0947), 15(2), 296–307. Retrieved from


This article seeks to understand the essence of the institution of readmission, its relationship with irregular migration, and its impact on international migration processes. It has been established that readmission has a unique set of features: (1) the need to establish the state from which the irregular migrant arrived and document it; (2) the non-obligation to establish the identity of an irregular migrant (especially during the accelerated procedure for the readmission of persons); (3) the possibility of returning an irregular migrant not only to the state of citizenship but also to the state from which they came. It has been proven that readmission should not be considered a tool or mechanism to counter or fight against irregular migration. Readmission is an internal regulator of migration processes. In the presence of an appropriate agreement concluded by the state, the readmission of persons enables the return of foreigners or stateless persons to the state of their citizenship or previous stay in the most humane way without long-term detention in places of detention.



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