Refugees and asylum seekers’ views of legal recognition and its consequences for their integration

Blog post by Basem Mahmud* who holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Free University Berlin. His dissertation was entitled ‘A Grounded Theory Approach to Understanding Emotions and Belonging in Forced Migration’. Currently, he is a Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow at the University of Granada, and visiting researcher at the Migration Research Center (MiReKoc) at Koç University in Istanbul where he is conducting research about refugees in the global economy.