Migration and Refugees

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

Senate in the Dominican Republic Unanimously Passes Bill For Migrants’ Children (May 22, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On May 22, 2014, the Senate in the Dominican Republic unanimously passed a bill granting citizenship to Dominican-born children of immigrants.

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom Rules on Return of Asylum Seekers to Responsible Country under Dublin II (February 19, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On February 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (the Court) allowed four asylum seekers’ appeals in R (on the application of EM (Eritrea)) v.

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules on Meaning of Internal Armed Conflict in EU law (January 30, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On January 30, 2014, the Fourth Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) issued its

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom Rules on Weight to be Accorded to Decisions of the UN High Commission for Refugees (January 29, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On January 29, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (the Court) decided I.A. v.