Immigration in Romania in the Context of its Adheration
to European Union: Current Status and Future Perspectives

Authors: Diana PREDA and Luminiţa NICOLESCU
Published in: Vol.6 / 2005

      The present article anlyses the immigration phenomenum towards Romania, presenting the actual immigration characteristics, as permanent immigration flows, as well as flows of asilants and refugees. Once these flows enlarged after 1990, generally speaking the legislation concerning migration and in particular the legislation concerning immigration developed to a large extent in Romania, the main legislative acts in teh field being also presented here.
      Towards the end, the article sees the immigration phenomena in perspective, taking into consideration the wish of Romania to adhere to the European Union by 2007, trying to project a number of possible scenarios for the evolution of immigration towards Romania once it enters European Union.