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Query Responses

Query responses are replies to focused queries or requests for Information that are submitted in the course of the refugee status determination process.
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Jordan: 1. Please provide information on the discrimination and the severity of the economic hardship faced by Palestinian refugees from Gaza; their chances of securing employment in the private sector and any harassment they might face or restrictions imposed on them by the authorities

6 January 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan: 1. Please provide detailed information on the status of Palestinians from Gaza in Jordan, their socio-economic circumstances; the discrimination they encounter with respect to employment, access to services and property rights; and the degree of hardship faced by members this group in their day to day lives. 2. Country information suggests that Palestinians from Gaza are allowed to work in the private sector in Jordan. Please provide a realistic assessment of this proposition in the context of Jordan's official and unofficial employment rates; the level of Palestinians' participation in the private (unskilled) work force; their rate of success in finding employment, and information suggesting that between 30% and 60% of Palestinians live below poverty levels in Jordan. 3. What is the extent of assistance provided by UNRWA to Palestinians from Gaza living in Jordan? 4. Are Palestinians from Gaza prevented from obtaining driver's licenses in Jordan? 5. Are Palestinians from Gaza at risk of temporary detention or other forms of mistreatment by the Jordanian authorities due to circumstances arising out of their status, e.g. lack of access to a national ID number? 6. Is there information to suggest that the Jordanian Embassy in Australia has refused to renew temporary Jordanian passports held by Palestinians from Gaza? 7. Has the UAE passed new laws preventing Palestinians and Iraqis, particularly those holding temporary travel documents, from being able to enter the country on work visas?

1 December 2008 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan/Palestine: Whether the government of Jordan would allow a Palestinian to enter Jordan and establish residency if the individual had a temporary passport but no temporary residency status

11 August 2008 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan/Palestine: Whether a deportation order given to a Palestinian with temporary residency status differs from other deportation orders; the governmental agency that would issue such an order; the process for issuing the order; whether there would be implications for a deportee's adult family members remaining in Jordan, especially in terms of renewing their own temporary residency status

11 August 2008 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan/Palestine: Temporary residency status given to Palestinians, including validity, expiration and whether it is renewable; procedures for renewing temporary residency status; whether notification is given that status is not being renewed

11 August 2008 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordanie/Palestine : information sur le statut de résident temporaire accordé aux Palestiniens, notamment sur sa durée de validité et son expiration, et information indiquant s'il est renouvelable; information sur la procédure à suivre pour renouveler le statut de résident temporaire; information indiquant si un avis est délivré quand le statut ne peut pas être pas renouvelé

11 August 2008 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordanie : information sur le traitement reservé aux demandeurs d'asile déboutés qui sont renvoyés en Jordanie et aux personnes qui ont quitté le pays illégalement ou dont la permission de partir est expirée; information indiquant si l'on fait une distinction entre les citoyens de la Jordanie, les Palestiniens apatrides des Territoires occupés et les Palestiniens apatrides qui résident en Jordanie et qui sont enregistrés auprès de l'Office de secours et de travaux des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés de Palestine dans le Proche-Orient (UNRWA)

5 August 2008 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordanie et Palestine : information indiquant si des modifications ont été apportées dernièrement aux règles ou aux lois concernant la citoyenneté jordanienne ou le statut (ou la protection) des Palestiniens; en particulier, information indiquant si les autorités jordaniennes ont le pouvoir de révoquer automatiquement la citoyenneté des Palestiniens munis de passeports délivrés par l'Autorité palestinienne (AP) (2006-juillet 2008)

5 August 2008 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan/Palestine: Whether there have been any recent change to rules or laws related to Jordanian citizenship or status (or protection) for Palestinians; in particular, whether authorities in Jordan are able to automatically revoke the citizenship of Palestinians who carry Palestinian Authority (PA) passports (2006 - July 2008)

5 August 2008 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan: The treatment of failed refugee claimants who are returned to Jordan, persons who have exited the country illegally or persons whose permission to leave has expired; whether there is a distinction made between citizens of Jordan, stateless Palestinians from the Occupied Territories, and stateless Palestinians who reside in Jordan under United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) registration

5 August 2008 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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