Immigration and Asylum

Campsfield Immigration Removal Centre: 20 Years Too Long

Campsfield Immigration Removal Centre: 20 Years Too Long

Campsfield House, an immigration removal centre in Kidlington run by Mitie for profit, is now in its 20th year of ...
“British Schindler” and a History of Neglect of Refugee Children

“British Schindler” and a History of Neglect of Refugee Children

Sir Nicholas Winton celebrated his 105th birthday at the Czech embassy in London this past May. Guests included ...
Implementation of Tripartite Agreement on Hold

Implementation of Tripartite Agreement on Hold

As host to the largest Somali refugee population in the world, it is little wonder that Kenya’s shoulders have ...
Une forme de traite des enfants en Haïti: Le business des Orphelinats

Une forme de traite des enfants en Haïti: Le business des Orphelinats

Dans les prochaines semaines, le Sénat haïtien va voter, pour la première fois, sur le projet de législation anti- ...
Scotland’s Answer to Modern-Day Slavery

Scotland’s Answer to Modern-Day Slavery

A new standalone human trafficking bill for Scotland has been quietly gaining momentum in the corridors of ...
The Oxford Legal Assistance Volunteer Partnership Programme with Bail for Immigration Detainees

The Oxford Legal Assistance Volunteer Partnership Programme with Bail for Immigration Detainees

In the 2013-2014 academic year, following the success of its existing link with award winning legal aid firm Turpin
Migrant ‘Push Backs’ at Sea are Prohibited ‘Collective Expulsions’

Migrant ‘Push Backs’ at Sea are Prohibited ‘Collective Expulsions’

  In the early hours of 20 January 2014, a boat coming from Turkey carrying twenty-seven Afghan and Syrian ...
The New Barbarians: Bulgarians and Romanians at the Gate!

The New Barbarians: Bulgarians and Romanians at the Gate!

Joseph Goebbels, Reich Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany, is reputed to have said: ‘If you tell a lie big ...
Judicial Review of Migrant Detention in Europe: In Search of Effectiveness and Speediness

Judicial Review of Migrant Detention in Europe: In Search of Effectiveness and Speediness

  Detention has been highlighted in recent years by a number of international and non-governmental ...
Palestinian Refugees in Syria: A Primer For Advocacy

Palestinian Refugees in Syria: A Primer For Advocacy

In the face of crisis, it is very easy for those of us in neither government nor humanitarian work to switch off ...
XYZ or HJ: How do EU and UK refugee law stack up on identity issues?

XYZ or HJ: How do EU and UK refugee law stack up on identity issues?

The purpose of refugee law is to give sanctuary to people fleeing persecution because of some aspect of their ...
The Prevention of Infiltration (Amendment no. 4) Bill: A malevolent response to the Israeli Supreme Court judgment

The Prevention of Infiltration (Amendment no. 4) Bill: A malevolent response to the Israeli Supreme Court judgment

On 16 September, the Israeli Supreme Court, sitting as a High Court of Justice (HCJ), handed down a unanimous ...

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