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Asylum & Immigration Law

  1. Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law

    The Flight and the Plight of People Deemed 'Illegal'

    By Robert Barsky

    This book addresses the challenges confronting undocumented immigrants and those charged with regulating their actions. Focusing on the personal narratives of undocumented people, it pursues an interdisciplinary and language-based approach to the study of how undocumented immigrants experience...

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives

    Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements

    Edited by Randy Lippert, Sean Rehaag

    Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives 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. Immigrants living without legal status and their supporters, first in the...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. On the Right of Exclusion

    Law, Ethics and Immigration Policy

    By Bas Schotel

    On the Right of Exclusion: Law, Ethics and Immigration Policy addresses Western immigration policies regarding so-called `normal migrants?, i.e. migrants without a legal right to admission. The book argues that if authorities cannot substantially justify the exclusion of a normal migrant, the...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Are Human Rights for Migrants?

    Critical Reflections on the Status of Irregular Migrants in Europe and the United States

    Edited by Marie-Benedicte Dembour, Tobias Kelly

    Human rights seemingly offer universal protection. However, irregular migrants have, at best, only problematic access to human rights. Whether understood as an ethical injunction or legally codified norm, the promised protection of human rights seems to break down when it comes to the lived...

    Published June 1st 2011 by Routledge

  5. Women and Immigration Law

    New Variations on Classical Feminist Themes

    Edited by Thomas Spijkerboer, Sarah Van Walsum

    This book examines immigration law from a gender perspective. It shows how immigration law situates gender conflicts outside the national order, projecting them onto non-western countries, exotic cultures, clandestine labour and criminal organizations. In doing so, immigration law sustains the...

    Published December 14th 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish