04 March 2016

Thematic Focus: Detention

New issue of RSQ:

Refugee Survey Quarterly's latest issue focuses on "The Challenge of Asylum Detention to Refugee Protection." Contents of vol. 35, no. 1, March 2016 include:
  • Introduction [abstract]
  • Asylum Detention in EU Law: Falling between Two Stools? [abstract]
  • Alternatives to Detention at a Crossroads: Humanisation or Criminalisation? [abstract]
  • EU Law and the Detainability of Asylum-Seekers [abstract]
  • Territory, Procedures and Rights: Border Procedures in European Asylum Law [abstract] [preprint]
  • Exploring the Role of Vulnerability in Immigration Detention [abstract]
  • Everyday Injustices: Barriers to Access to Justice for Immigration Detainees in Canada [abstract] [related working paper]
  • From Routine to Exceptional: Introduction to UNHCR’s Global Strategy – Beyond Detention 2014–2019 Supporting Governments to End the Detention of Asylum-Seekers [abstract]


Arbitrary Detention of Women and Children for Immigration-related Purposes (EPRS, March 2016) [text]

Ending the Routine Use of Immigration Detention: The Moral Argument for Alternatives in the United States and Beyond, Working Paper, no. 2016/1 (CARFMS/ACERMF, Feb. 2016) [text]

Fatal Neglect: Report on Deaths in Immigration Detention (ACLU, Detention Watch & National Immigrant Justice Center, Feb. 2016) [access]

From Torture to Detention: Access of Torture Survivors and Traumatised Asylum-Seekers to Rights and Care in Detention – Hungary and Bulgaria (Cordelia Foundation, Feb. 2016) [access via ECRE]

"Guarding the External Border: Immigration Detention in the Netherlands," Chapter 2 in Immigration Detention: Migration of a Policy and its Human Impact (Routledge, May 2015) [eprint via Academia.edu]

"Law Allows Detention of Asylum Seekers in Bulgaria," Rights in Exile Newsletter, no. 68 (March 2016) [full-text]

Medical and Mental Health Experts Urge the Ninth Circuit Court to Uphold Flores Ruling to End Family Immigration Detention (Human Rights First, March 2016) [text]
- Follow link for amicus brief filed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals regarding Flores v. Lynch, "the California case challenging the Obama Administration’s practice of detaining immigrant families and unaccompanied minors."

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Detention (18 Feb. 2016)

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