Immigration and Asylum

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 ...
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 ...
April Fools: The Quiet Demolition of Legal Aid

April Fools: The Quiet Demolition of Legal Aid

By Jo Renshaw Following the celebration of National Pro Bono Week in the UK last week, Jo Renshaw, Partner and ...
State Sovereignty v Migrants’ Rights: Who Wins before the European and Inter-American Court of Human Rights?

State Sovereignty v Migrants’ Rights: Who Wins before the European and Inter-American Court of Human Rights?

On Tuesday this week, the Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) in conjunction with the Oxford Migration Law Discussion ...
State Sovereignty v Migrants' Rights: Who Wins before the European and Inter-American Court of Human Rights?

State Sovereignty v Migrants' Rights: Who Wins before the European and Inter-American Court of Human Rights?

On Tuesday this week, the Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) in conjunction with the Oxford Migration Law Discussion ...
Trapped between the Fences

Trapped between the Fences

Following Laura's post on new Australian policies on asylum seekers, events on Israel's border with Egypt shed ...
Getting real on children’s rights: Is offshore processing compatible with Australia’s legal obligations to child refugee applicants?

Getting real on children’s rights: Is offshore processing compatible with Australia’s legal obligations to child refugee applicants?

Amidst the fierce debate surrounding the report of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers (Houston Report) and the ...
Getting real on children's rights: Is offshore processing compatible with Australia's legal obligations to child refugee applicants?

Getting real on children's rights: Is offshore processing compatible with Australia's legal obligations to child refugee applicants?

Amidst the fierce debate surrounding the report of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers (Houston Report) and the ...

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