Migration and Refugees

Trump Administration Issues Travel Ban for Certain Countries; Courts Issue Injunctions (January 27, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 27, 2017, the President Donald Trump signed an executive order tempo

European Court of Human Rights Rules Italy Violated the Rights of Arab Spring Migrants (December 15, 2016)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 15, 2016, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Khlaifia and Others v.

European Council on Refugees and Exiles Releases Study of EU's "Hot Spot" Approach to Migration (December 5, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On December 5, 2016, the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (Council) released a study

IACHR Publishes Report on Legal Standards for Persons in the Context of Human Mobility (November 4, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 4, 2016, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) published its report on the legal

Papua New Guinea Supreme Court Dismisses Request to Transfer Asylum Seekers to Australia (October 27, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 27, 2016, the Papua New Guinea Supreme Court dismissed an application that would have sent asylum seekers currently being held on the isolated Manus Island to Australia.

UN Security Council Issues Resolution on Migrant Smuggling off the Coast of Libya (October 6, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 6, 2016, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 2312  in response to “the

CJEU Rules Member States May Not Expel or Refuse Residency to Non-EU Nationals Acting as Sole Caretakers of EU Minors Based Solely on Criminal Record (September 13, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 13, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union held that European Union (EU) law does not allow member states to expel non-EU nationals from EU territory or automatically refuse

UNGA Adopts Declaration for Refugees and Migrants (September 13, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 13, 2016, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migra

In San Jose Action Statement, Central and North American States Vow to Strengthen Protection of Refugees (August 4, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On August 4, 2016, nine Central and North American states released the

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules States Cannot Imprison non-EU Citizens for Illegal Entry (June 7, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On June 7, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union