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The purpose of the EMN's Glossary of terms relating to Asylum and Migration terms is inter alia to improve comparability between EU Member States through the use and common understanding of the terms and definitions contained therein. The glossary shall also be used to develop further the EMN Thesaurus, the purpose of which is to permit the structured searching of documents within the EMN's Information Exchange System.
Terms are arranged in alphabetical order. For each term, the translation into other Member State languages is given, along with the agreed definition plus the source of the definition. A hyperlink to the original source document from which the definition was obtained is also given in many cases.
The EMN Glossary has also been published in a number of languages: Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano and Português and contains an Introduction explaining how the glossary was developed by the EMN.
|AT/DE/LU: langfristig aufhältiger Migrant, Langzeit-Migrant
EE: pikaajaline rändaja
ES: persona migrante de carácter permanente
FI: pitkään oleskellut maahanmuuttaja
FR/BE/LU: migrant de longue durée
GR: μετανάστης επί μακρόν διαμένων
HU: huzamos tartózkodói jogállással rendelkező személy (not really used, have the term "Letelepedett" for persons having the right to stay for an indefinite period)
IE: imirceach fadtéarmach
IT: migrante di lungo termine
LT: migrantas (ilgalaikis)
LV: ilgtermiņa migrants
MT: Migrant/a (fit-Tul / għal Żmien Twil)
NL/BE: langverblijvende migrant (Syn.: langdurige migrant)
NO: migrant (langvarig opphold)
PL: migrant długoterminowy
PT: migrante de longa duração
RO: migrant pe termen lung
SI: migrant za daljši čas
SK: dlhodobý migrant
A person who moves to a country other than that of his or her usual residence for a period of at least a year (12 months), so that the country of destination effectively becomes his or her new country of usual residence. From the perspective of the country of departure, the person will be a long-term emigrant and from that of the country of arrival, the person will be a long-term immigrant.