Migration and Refugees

U.S. Supreme Court Permits Review of CAT Relief in Appellate Courts

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 1, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court published its opinion in Nasrallah v. Barr.

Pandemic, Emergency Power, and Implications on the Right to Seek Asylum

As the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic sweeps across the globe, executive branches of governments have been exercising public health emergency powers.[1] While many of the extraordinary measures taken under the emergency power are essential to the containment of the virus, such power is subject to potential misuse. This Insight examines the human rights implications of exercising public health emergency powers in the particular context of asylum seekers waiting at a border.

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24
Issue: 
13
Author: 
Junteng Zheng
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CJEU Decides on Afghan/Iranian Asylum Seekers’ Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 14, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered its judgment in Joined Cases C-924/19 PPU

UK Sup. Ct. Departs from House of Lords Decision in Protection Against Return Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On April 29, 2020, the United Kingdom Supreme Court (UKSC) released its judgment in the case of AM (Zimbabwe) v.

CJEU Rules against Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic in Refugee Relocation Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

Eur. Ct. H.R. Sides with Spain on Collective Expulsion Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 13, 2020, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) announced its decision in N.D.

Council of Europe Adopts Recommendation on Guardianship for Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 11, 2019, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted a Recommend

ECtHR Holds No Art. 5 Violation for Migrants Who Could Have Left Detention Area

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 21, 2019, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights announced its judgment i

Lengthy Detention in Airport Transit Zone in Moscow Violates ECHR

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 21, 2019, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights issued its judgment in