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New Arrival International Migration Law

International Migration Law

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780199668274
  • Published In: April 2019
  • Format: Paperback , 575 pages
  • Jurisdiction: International ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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    • Provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of the many different elements of international law that govern the movement of persons
    • Critically assesses the disparate sources of international migration law, including the relevant treaties and custom, from within refugee law, human rights law, humanitarian law, labour law, trade law, maritime and air law, criminal law, and consular and diplomatic law
    • Offers an in depth analysis of the rules governing key groups of migrants: migrant workers, refugees, students, and victims of human trafficking

    International Migration Law provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of the international legal framework applicable to the movement of persons.The role of international law in this field is complex, and often ambiguous: there is no single source for the international law governing migration. The current framework is scattered throughout a wide array of rules belonging to numerous branches of international law, including refugee law, human rights law, humanitarian law, labour law, trade law, maritime and air law, criminal law, and consular and diplomatic law. This textbook therefore cuts through this complexity by clearly demonstrating what the current international law is, and assessing how it operates.

    The book offers a unique and comprehensive overview of this growing field of international law. It brings together and critically analyses the disparate conventional, customary, and soft law on a broad variety of issues, such as undocumented migration, nationality, trafficking, family reunification, refugee protection, non-discrimination, regional free movement schemes, and trade and development. It also offers a particular focus on important groups of migrants, namely migrant workers, students, and refugees. It maps the current status of the law governing their movement, providing a thorough critical analysis of the various stands of international law which apply to them, suggesting how the law may continue to develop in the future. This book provides the perfect introduction to all aspects of migration and international law.

    Readership: Students and scholars of the various aspects of international migration law; practitioners and NGO and government legal advisers concerned with migration

  • 1: History of International Migration Law
    2: Sources of International Migration Law
    3: Immigration Control
    4: Migrant Workers
    5: Refugees

  • Vincent Chetail is Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva), Director of the Programme for the Study of Global Migration and Editor-in-Chief of Refugee Survey Quarterly (OUP). He has published numerous books and articles on international law and migration.

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