In this contemporary world of our time the progression of migration from developing countries to better developed regions is getting more common trend with a very difficult and traumatic experiences. This involves leaving behind familiar support and moving great distances to unknown foreign destinations. Refugees seek better conditions considering the earth as a common place and associate themselves with other societies. Under such state of affairs there are legal challenges the study discovered. The required legal documents to cross the boarders, absence of legal-council in the country of asylum, the refugee governance and the nature of trans-nationality of refugee status determination are the main legal challenges that make refugee status determination unpredictable. On top of that the study unearthed politicization of refugee protection and the perceptions towards refugees. These have been identified as socio-legal global challenges of the contemporary refugee regime.