Immigration and Asylum

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 light yet again on the Israeli government’s (mis)handling of (primarily Eritrean and Sudanese)...
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 subsequent enactment of the Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing and Other Measures) Act...
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 subsequent enactment of the Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing and Other Measures) Act...
Stigma and Stereotyping of Asylum Seekers: Is this the Australia We Want?

Stigma and Stereotyping of Asylum Seekers: Is this the Australia We Want?

Continuing with our Australian asylum seeker theme this week, the Oxford Human Rights Blog is delighted to welcome Australian writer, comedian, social commentator and participant from the SBS programme Go...
Australia’s new offshore processing laws for asylum seekers raise doubt over Australia’s commitment to fundamental human rights and beyond

Australia’s new offshore processing laws for asylum seekers raise doubt over Australia’s commitment to fundamental human rights and beyond

On 16 August 2012, the Migration Legislation (Regional Processing and Other Measures) Bill 2012 was passed in the Australian Parliament. In broad terms, the laws were introduced as a measure...
Australia's new offshore processing laws for asylum seekers raise doubt over Australia’s commitment to fundamental human rights and beyond

Australia's new offshore processing laws for asylum seekers raise doubt over Australia’s commitment to fundamental human rights and beyond

On 16 August 2012, the Migration Legislation (Regional Processing and Other Measures) Bill 2012 was passed in the Australian Parliament. In broad terms, the laws were introduced as a measure...

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