Immigration and Asylum

Human Rights-Based Migrant Integration Policy: Lessons from Ireland, Part II – Applying the Human Rights-Based Model

Human Rights-Based Migrant Integration Policy: Lessons from Ireland, Part II – Applying the Human Rights-Based Model

The first part of this post emphasised the importance of supporting public sector bodies in developing human ...
Human Rights-Based Migrant Integration Policy: Lessons from Ireland – Part I

Human Rights-Based Migrant Integration Policy: Lessons from Ireland – Part I

The issue of migrant integration has become a key policy area for many European countries, as well as the European ...
Lest We Forget About Iraqi Christians

Lest We Forget About Iraqi Christians

Following UN Security Council Resolution 2379 establishing the Investigative Team in Iraq,  the painful and ...
QT v Director of Immigration: recognising overseas same-sex marriages and civil partnerships in immigration policy

QT v Director of Immigration: recognising overseas same-sex marriages and civil partnerships in immigration policy

On 25 September 2017, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal ruled that partners in overseas same-sex marriages and civil ...
Searching for Solidarity through Intra-EU Relocation: Slovak Republic & Hungary v. Council of the European Union

Searching for Solidarity through Intra-EU Relocation: Slovak Republic & Hungary v. Council of the European Union

The Grand Chamber judgment on 6 September 2017 (Joined Cases of C-643/15 and C-647/15) was eagerly anticipated by ...
Do Rohingya Refugees in India have Constitutional Rights?

Do Rohingya Refugees in India have Constitutional Rights?

The Indian Government recently issued a direction to identify and deport around 40,000 Rohingya refugees in India, ...
The Forced Expulsion of Rohingyas Reflects Why India Needs a Refugee Law

The Forced Expulsion of Rohingyas Reflects Why India Needs a Refugee Law

The Indian Government recently revealed its decision to deport the 40,000 Rohingya Muslims from the country, ...
An International Law Perspective on India’s Response toward the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

An International Law Perspective on India’s Response toward the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

In the opening statement made in the Human Rights Council’s 36th session on 11th September 2017, the United ...
UN Committee Condemns Australia’s Punitive Asylum Policy

UN Committee Condemns Australia’s Punitive Asylum Policy

On 23 June 2017, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights adopted its concluding observations on ...
Asylum Seekers Gain the Right to Work in Ireland

Asylum Seekers Gain the Right to Work in Ireland

Asylum seekers arriving in Ireland are prohibited from seeking employment until a determination of their ...
Statelessness and the Syrian Conflict

Statelessness and the Syrian Conflict

Being stateless ultimately means having no nationality and having no nationality usually means having no documents ...
After Liberation From Daesh – Realising the Right to Return?

After Liberation From Daesh – Realising the Right to Return?

As the world focuses on the debates surrounding US President Trump’s foreign policy, especially the recently ...

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