Migration and Refugees

UNICEF Releases Report on Children’s Rights in Return Policy and Practice in Europe (February 16, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On February 16, 2015, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released a

Australian Court Rules Detention of Sri Lankan Asylum Seekers at Sea Legal (January 28, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On January 28, 2015, the High Court of Australia issued a judgment in CPCF v.

Court of Justice of the European Union Releases Advisory Opinion on Sexual Orientation for Asylum Purposes (December 2, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On December 2, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court)

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules States Need Not Grant Third-Country Nationals a Second Hearing Before Issuing a Return Decision (November 5, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On November 5, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) r

European Court of Human Rights Rules on Dublin Regulation and Individual Guarantees of Care for Asylum Seekers (November 4, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On November 4, 2014, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Tarakhel v.

International Aspects of Asylum Law in the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

Introduction

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (Supreme Court) recently decided two cases that demonstrate the challenges courts face when applying asylum law domestically within the general framework of international refugee law. The Supreme Court’s application of complicated principles to difficult facts will ensure that these cases provide important guidance on respective competences, the use of evidence, and the rule of law to international decision-making bodies in the field of international refugee law, as well as other domestic decision makers.  

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Volume: 
18
Issue: 
24
Author: 
Emily MacKenzie
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European Court of Human Rights Rules on Asylum and Expulsion Procedures in Italy and Greece (October 21, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On October 21, 2014, the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) ruled (French only) in Shari

UNHCR Expresses Concern Over Departure from International Norms in Australia-Cambodia Agreement on Refugee Relocation (September 26, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On September 26, 2014, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees expressed concern over the recent