Immigration and Asylum

Alternatives to Detention: Evidence from Canada and Switzerland

Alternatives to Detention: Evidence from Canada and Switzerland

This is republished from Border Criminologies: Foreigners in a Carceral Age A new report in the UNHCR Legal and ...
Between a Crocodile and a Snake: Racism and religious intolerance in Burma

Between a Crocodile and a Snake: Racism and religious intolerance in Burma

By Benedict Rogers Benedict Rogers will be speaking in Oxford this Thursday, 2 May.  Click here for more ...
Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ruled on refugee law gateway issue

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ruled on refugee law gateway issue

On 25 March 2013, the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) in Hong Kong unanimously allowed an appeal by three asylum ...
Contesting Refugee Status Cessation: The Rwandan Case

Contesting Refugee Status Cessation: The Rwandan Case

By Kelly O'Connor - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) recommends that the refugee status ...
Hounga v Allen: a danger for undocumented migrant workers

Hounga v Allen: a danger for undocumented migrant workers

The ruling in Hounga v Allen will have a dangerous impact for undocumented migrant workers. The Court of Appeal’s ...
Protecting the Labour Rights and Human Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers – A Labour Regulation Approach

Protecting the Labour Rights and Human Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers – A Labour Regulation Approach

By Professor Judy Fudge - Women who cross national borders in order to work in the households of other peoples’ ...
Weakening Protections for Victims of Gender-Based Violence in the United States?

Weakening Protections for Victims of Gender-Based Violence in the United States?

By Chelsea Purvis - The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is the principle federal law addressing gender-based ...
Stuck in Traffic?

Stuck in Traffic?

By Professor Bridget Anderson - ‘Trafficking’ seems to extend the audience of those engaged with the human ...
Solidarity, fair sharing of responsibility, and refugee protection in the EU

Solidarity, fair sharing of responsibility, and refugee protection in the EU

Article 80 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) requires that asylum policies of the Union
Human Trafficking in Scotland

Human Trafficking in Scotland

Following on from her previous post on forced labour in Britain  Mei-Ling McNamara takes a closer look at the ...
The Hidden Face of Forced Labour in Britain

The Hidden Face of Forced Labour in Britain

As previous posts on the OxHRH Blog have highlighted, trafficking for forced labour remains a hot-button issue in ...
Unkind Cuts: UK Refugee Lawyers Cite Grave Concerns over Impending Legal Aid Restrictions

Unkind Cuts: UK Refugee Lawyers Cite Grave Concerns over Impending Legal Aid Restrictions

By Stephen Meili Following on from Jo Renshaw's piece on this blog about the impact of the legal aid cuts on ...

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