Immigration and Asylum

Thinking Long–term: A Foundational Framework for Durable Solutions for Refugees

Thinking Long–term: A Foundational Framework for Durable Solutions for Refugees

The world is currently facing the biggest refugee crisis since the Second World War. The debate so far has rightly ...
What Principles Should Guide a Fairer Refugee Responsibility-Sharing Regime?

What Principles Should Guide a Fairer Refugee Responsibility-Sharing Regime?

On 19 September 2016, world leaders gathered at the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants . This historical Summit ...
Statelessness as a Rising Human Rights Issue in Tajikistan

Statelessness as a Rising Human Rights Issue in Tajikistan

The right to a nationality — or as Hannah Arendt put it: “a right to have rights” — has been recognised in various ...
The Ramifications of Kenya’s Decision to Expel Refugees From Dadaab Camp

The Ramifications of Kenya’s Decision to Expel Refugees From Dadaab Camp

The Kenyan government has come under sharp criticism following its decision to return refugees in Dadaab Camp back ...
Brexit, Sovereignty and Reality

Brexit, Sovereignty and Reality

The referendum campaign has been marked by claims and counter-claims, with each side contesting the ‘facts’ ...
Rethinking Asylum-Seeker Detention in Hong Kong

Rethinking Asylum-Seeker Detention in Hong Kong

The right of asylum is admittedly not an absolute right given that it requires a fine balance of interests to be ...
Dispatch From the Balkans:  Guarantees of Safe Passage and Access to Asylum Are Crucial, Not Border Fortifications

Dispatch From the Balkans: Guarantees of Safe Passage and Access to Asylum Are Crucial, Not Border Fortifications

On Saturday 27 February 2016, thousands of people gathered in cities across Europe to call for the protection of ...
A Right to Change Employer for Overseas Domestic Workers

A Right to Change Employer for Overseas Domestic Workers

Theresa May, the UK Home Secretary, presented the adoption of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 as a ‘historic ...
Striking a Fine Balance: A Welcome Judicial Review of Executive Discretion in MM

Striking a Fine Balance: A Welcome Judicial Review of Executive Discretion in MM

On 3 December 2015, the High Court (Administrative Division) of England and Wales rendered an important decision in
Dignifying Movement: Advocating for Reform of Irish Labour Migration Policy

Dignifying Movement: Advocating for Reform of Irish Labour Migration Policy

Migration is a global reality that has increasingly become the subject of academic and popular debate. Last week, ...
Can a State Refuse Migrant Family Allowances Due to Irregular Reunification?

Can a State Refuse Migrant Family Allowances Due to Irregular Reunification?

In Osungu and Lokongo v. France (delivered on 8/9/2015), the European Court of Human Rights (“the Court”) rejected ...
Iran’s Citizenship Law: Political Considerations or Recognition of Inherent Human Rights?

Iran’s Citizenship Law: Political Considerations or Recognition of Inherent Human Rights?

For years the plight of thousands of children born to Iranian mothers married to foreign men has been the subject ...

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