Migration and Refugees

European Court of Human Rights Rules Danish Legislation on Family Reunion Discriminatory (May 24, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On May 24, 2016, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights issued its judgment in Biao v.

European Court of Human Rights Rules Sweden Must Assess Asylum Seeker’s Conversion to Christianity Before Deciding on Removal (March 23, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 23, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Swedish autho

EU and Turkey Reach Deal to Return Migrants (March 18, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 18, 2016, the European Union and Turkey reached an

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules Dublin III Regulation Allows Member States to Send Applicant for International Protection to Safe Third Country (March 17, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 16, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules that Beneficiaries of International Protection May be Subject to Place-of-Residence Requirements (March 1, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 1, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union

Court of Justice of the European Union Confirms Nationals of Other Member States May be Refused Benefits in First Three Months of Residence (February 25, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 25, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules Asylum Seeker May be Detained for National Security or Public Order Reasons (February 15, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 15, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (Court) rule

Prohibiting Collective Expulsion of Aliens at the European Court of Human Rights

Over the past few months, the mass movement of Syrian migrants into and across Europe has transfixed the international community. Though international law governs the decisions as to whether these Syrians are eligible for protection against refoulement (return to torture or persecution), the texts of the UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and the UN Convention Against Torture have nothing to say about the process through which these protection determinations happen.

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20
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Author: 
Jaya Ramji-Nogales
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The EUNAVFOR MED Operation and the Use of Force

On May 18, 2015, the European Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2015/778 (Decision) launching the European Union Naval Force – Mediterranean (EUNAVFOR MED) with the aim of disrupting the business model of human smuggling and trafficking networks in the Southern Central Mediterranean.[1] The operational headquarters is located in Rome.

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19
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27
Author: 
Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo
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European Court of Human Rights Rules that Expulsion of Refugess from Russia to Syria Violated the European Convention on Human Rights (October 15, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valezuela-Bock

On October 15, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (Court)