Migration and Refugees

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

IACHR Publishes Report on the Human Rights of Migrants and Others in Mexico (August 18, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On August 18, 2014, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights published a report titl

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules on Detention of Third-Country Nationals (July 17, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On July 17, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) issued a

European Court of Human Rights and EU Fundamental Rights Agency Launch Updated Guide to European Law on Asylum, Borders and Immigration (June 25, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On June 25, 2014, the European Court of Human Rights and European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights launched an update to its

U.N. General Assembly Adopts Resolution Recognizing Right of Internally Displaced Refuges from Georgia’s Abkhazia, Tskhinvali Regions to Return Home (June 5, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On June 5, 2014, the General Assembly adopted Resolution 68/274 (draft only), which “[r]ecognizes the right of return of all int

U.N. Human Rights Experts Urge Governments to Adopt Legally Binding Treaty Against Forced Labor (May 23, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On May 23, 2014, independent United Nations human rights experts dealing with issues of slavery, migrants, and trafficking called on governments to adopt a legally binding treaty to address forced