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Migrants and the Courts: A Century of Trial and Error?

by Geoffrey Care

Written in a lively and engaging style from the perspective of a leading immigration judge, this book examines how states resolve disputes with migrants. The chapters reflect on changes in the laws and rules...


Asylum - A Right Denied: A Critical Analysis of European Asylum Policy

by Helen O'Nions

In recent decades, asylum has emerged as a highly politicized European issue. The term 'asylum seeker' has suffered a negative perception and has been associated with notions of illegality and criminality in...


Borders, Fences and Walls: State of Insecurity?

by Élisabeth Vallet

Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the question remains 'Do good fences still make good neighbours'? Since the Great Wall of China, the Antonine Wall, built in Scotland to support Hadrian's Wall,...


Regional Approaches to the Protection of Asylum Seekers: An International Legal Perspective

by Ademola Abass & Francesca Ippolito

This book presents a comprehensive assessment of regional responses to the crisis in the asylum/refugee system and critically examines how different regions tackle the problem. The chapters consider the fundamental...


Illegal Immigration and the Destruction of America

by James F. Linzey

Illegal Immigration and the Destruction of America states how the United States Armed Forces is standing down from its number one military objective: to defend its borders, shores, and air space. This book presents...


Migrant Rights at Work: Law's precariousness at the intersection of immigration and labour

by Laurie Berg

Public debates about the terms of membership and inclusion have intensified as developed economies increasingly rely on temporary migrant labour. While most agree that temporary migrant workers are entitled...


Care, Migration and Human Rights: Law and Practice

by Siobhán| Mullally

The continuum of exploitation that has historically defined the everyday of domestic work - exclusion from employment and social security standards and precarious migration status - has frequently been neglected....


U.S. Immigration Made Easy

by Ilona Bray

Ready to move to the USA? Here’s the insider’s guide you need!

Want to live, work or travel in the United States? U.S. Immigration Made Easy has helped tens of thousands of people get a visa,

green card...


Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal

by Aviva Chomsky

Explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic and historical context

 

In this illuminating work, immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how “illegality” and “undocumentedness”...


Documenting Transnational Migration: Jordanian Men Working and Studying in Europe, Asia and North America

by Richard T. Antoun†

Most studies on transnational migration either stress assimilation, circulatory migration, or the negative impact of migration. This remarkable study, which covers migrants from one Jordanian village to 17...


Refugee Protection and the Role of Law: Conflicting Identities

by Susan Kneebone, Dallal Stevens & Loretta Baldassar

Sixty years on from the signing of the Refugee Convention, forced migration and refugee movements continue to raise global concerns for hosting states and regions, for countries of origin, for humanitarian organisations...


Your U.S. Citizenship Guide: What You Need to Know to Pass Your U.S. Citizenship Test: What You Need to Know to Pass Your U.S. Citizenship Test

by Anita Biase

Your U.S. Citizenship Guide is your total resource for becoming a United States citizen. You'll learn the eligibility rules, and find easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for the N-400 application form....


Undoing Border Imperialism

by Harsha Walia & Andrea Smith

Cutting-edge practice and theory from the front lines of the movements for indigenous and transnational freedom.


Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism

by Kirsten McConnachie

Refugee camps are imbued in the public imagination with assumptions of anarchy, danger and refugee passivity. Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism challenges such assumptions, arguing that...


Gender in Refugee Law: From the Margins to the Centre

by Efrat Arbel, Catherine Dauvergne & Jenni Millbank

Questions of gender have strongly influenced the development of international refugee law over the last few decades. This volume assesses the progress toward appropriate recognition of gender-related persecution...


Fear in Bongoland: Burundi Refugees in Urban Tanzania

by Marc Sommers

Spurred by wars and a drive to urbanize, Africans are crossing borders and overwhelming cities in unprecedented numbers. At the center of this development are young refugee men who migrate to urban areas.

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Fleeing Homophobia: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum

by Thomas Spijkerboer

Each year, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) asylum seekers apply for asylum in EU Member States.This book considers the position of LGBTI asylum seekers in European asylum...


The Control of People Smuggling and Trafficking in the EU: Experiences from the UK and Italy

by Matilde Ventrella

This book examines the smuggling of migrants and trafficking in human beings in the EU with a comparative analysis of how British and Italian law has approached the issues. The work also analyzes the role of...


Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives: Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements

by Randy Lippert & Sean Rehaag

Sanctuary Practices in Perspective examines the diverse, complex, and mutating practice of providing sanctuary to asylum-seekers. The ancient tradition of church sanctuary underwent a revival in the late 1970s....


Courts of Terror

by Telford Taylor

“The true quality of a judicial system is best measured by its resistance to stress, whether caused by community, racial, or other prejudice, or by the pressure of state political policies and interests.”...