07 April 2011

Focus on Refugee Protection and Migration Control


Here are various new resources that discuss the phenomenon of mixed migration, examine what happens when states attempt to exercise greater migration control, both at their borders and beyond, and/or propose strategies for ensuring that people's protection needs continue to be met in this climate.

Access to Asylum: International Refugee Law and the Globalisation of Migration Control (Cambridge University Press, 2011) [info] [preview via Google Books]

"A Contested Asylum System: The European Union between Refugee Protection and Border Control in the Mediterranean Sea," European Journal of Migration and Law, vol. 12, no. 1 (2010) [free full-text]

From Forced to Irregular, Voluntary to Regular: The Shifting Paradigms of International Migration, Paper presented at International Studies Association Conference, Quebec, 16 March 2011 [text]

Refugee Protection and Mixed Migration: The 10-Point Plan in Action (UNHCR, Feb. 2011) [text]

"Seeking Asylum in the Mediterranean: Against a Fragmentary Reading of EU Member States’ Obligations Accruing at Sea," International Journal of Refugee Law, forthcoming, 2011 [abstract]

"'Transit' and 'Suspension': Migration Management or the Metamorphosis of Asylum-Seekers into 'Illegal' Immigrants," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, vol. 37, no. 3 (March 2011) [abstract]

"Turning Refugees into 'Illegal Migrants': Afghan Asylum Seekers in Europe," Ethnic and Racial Studies, forthcoming, 2011 [abstract]

UNHCR Protection Training Manual for European Border and Entry Officials (UNHCR, April 2011) [access]

With a Migrant Crisis Looming, the EU Should Learn from its Past Mistakes (HRW, April 2011) [text]

Resources to watch for:
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