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Pathways into Irregular Status Among Senegalese Migrants in Europe

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  • Erik Vickstrom

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type="main" xml:id="imre12154-abs-0001"> This study examines how immigration policies construct pathways into irregular legal statuses and models three pathways: no-visa entry, overstaying, and befallen irregularity. Drawing on literature on the sociolegal production of migrant irregularity, this study hypothesizes that variation in contexts of reception and migrants’ access to forms of capital and institutional connections will produce different pathways. Retrospective MAFE-Senegal data provide legal status histories. Results show pathways that occur early in a migrant's trip-no-visa entry and overstaying-are more sensitive to both contextual variables and access to forms of capital. In contrast, befallen irregularity is less related to contextual variation.

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  • Erik Vickstrom, 2014. "Pathways into Irregular Status Among Senegalese Migrants in Europe," International Migration Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 48(4), pages 1062-1099, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:intmig:v:48:y:2014:i:4:p:1062-1099
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    1. Dibeh, Ghassan & Fakih, Ali & Marrouch, Walid, 2018. "Labor Market and Institutional Drivers of Youth Irregular Migration: Evidence from the MENA Region," IZA Discussion Papers 11903, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    2. Simone Cremaschi & Carlo Devillanova, 2016. "Immigrants and Legal Status: Do Personal Contacts Matter?," CReAM Discussion Paper Series 1629, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London.
    3. Nilanjana Roy & Amy Verdun, 2019. "Bangladeshi Migrants of Italy and Their Precarity," Social Sciences, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 8(4), pages 1-1, April.
    4. Anne Gosselin & Annabel Desgrées du Loû & Eva Lelièvre & France Lert & Rosemary Dray-Spira & Nathalie Lydié, 2018. "Understanding Settlement Pathways of African Immigrants in France Through a Capability Approach: Do Pre-migratory Characteristics Matter?," European Journal of Population, Springer;European Association for Population Studies, vol. 34(5), pages 849-871, December.
    5. Mao-Mei Liu & Mathew J. Creighton & Fernando Riosmena & Pau Baizan, 2016. "Prospects for the comparative study of international migration using quasi-longitudinal micro-data," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 35(26), pages 745-782.

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