Immigration and Asylum

Rohingya Refugees at Risk of Re-Persecution in India

Rohingya Refugees at Risk of Re-Persecution in India

Image description: Group of Rohingya adults and children sit on the ground beneath a makeshift shelter Forced deportation in the face of imminent threat of persecution violates the inalienable right...
Secretary of State for the Home Department v SC: Discrimination on Grounds of Criminality

Secretary of State for the Home Department v SC: Discrimination on Grounds of Criminality

Image description: the UK border with cars queuing to cross SC, a Jamaican National, was granted refugee status in 2003. In the proceeding years, he was convicted of a number...
The Increased Imperative for International Law Protections Regarding Climate Induced Migration

The Increased Imperative for International Law Protections Regarding Climate Induced Migration

Image description: Protesters at a march with banners reading ‘stop climate change’. Climate change is an increasingly grim and urgent problem with profound implications for refugee and asylum international law....
Interim Relief under the ECHR – Getting the Facts Right

Interim Relief under the ECHR – Getting the Facts Right

Image description: a plane on the runway. Since its announcement, the Conservative government’s policy to remove asylum seekers to Rwanda before considering their asylum application has generated deep concern amongst...
Israeli Settlements in Occupied Territories: Assessing ‘Continuing Crimes’ Against the Principle of Legality Before the ICC

Israeli Settlements in Occupied Territories: Assessing ‘Continuing Crimes’ Against the Principle of Legality Before the ICC

Image description: Protesters march beneath a banner saying “Freedom for Palestine” On 8 July 2021, a report of the Special Rapporteur on the state of human rights in Palestinian territories...
How the Externalisation of EU Migration Governance Places Refugees at Risk: An Analysis of EU-Libya Migration Cooperation

How the Externalisation of EU Migration Governance Places Refugees at Risk: An Analysis of EU-Libya Migration Cooperation

Image description: Libyan refugees on a march in Hamburg. The recent influx of Ukrainians into the EU illustrates their incredible capacity to support displaced communities. However, growing trends in EU...
Catherine Briddick on Equality and Off-Shoring

Catherine Briddick on Equality and Off-Shoring

Emilie McDonnell on the Nationality and Borders Bill

Emilie McDonnell on the Nationality and Borders Bill

The ‘Crimmigration’ of Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees in India

The ‘Crimmigration’ of Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees in India

Image description: Sri Lankan refugees in India. Many of them hold pieces of paper in their hand. India has engaged in the practice of granting temporary asylum to refugees from...
Mobility and Sanctuary: How to Revive Asylum in Europe

Mobility and Sanctuary: How to Revive Asylum in Europe

Image Description: Vehicles with Ukrainian civilians wait at the border checkpoint with Hungary. A Border Patrol Officer is checking the identification documents. In the ‘global north’, successive waves of anti-refugee...
Visas for Surrogates: Acknowledging Familial Bonds between Surrogates, Intended Parents, and Children

Visas for Surrogates: Acknowledging Familial Bonds between Surrogates, Intended Parents, and Children

Image Description: Surrogate parents attending the birth of the child in the hospital with the gestational mother. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has brought into focus the vulnerabilities of surrogates gestating...
British Citizenship: Precious, Costly, and Precarious

British Citizenship: Precious, Costly, and Precarious

Image description: A scene at a British citizenship ceremony, with one person dressed in red robes standing at a podium, another person reading out of a file and the British...

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