Forced Migration: Law and Policy, 2nd Edition, addresses the legal framework and policy issues raised by asylum seekers, refugees, internally displaced persons, and other forced migrants. It includes new materials on detention policies, expedited procedures, firm resettlement, fact-finding in the asylum process, gender-related persecution, maritime interdiction, particular social group, terrorism bars, the Convention Against Torture, and many other topics. The principal focus of this casebook is U.S. law and policy, but it also includes a wealth of comparative materials from many countries and regional organizations. Forced Migration provides a more expansive, in-depth treatment of topics examined in the chapter on asylum and the Convention Against Torture in the casebook, Immigration and Citizenship, Process and Policy, 8th Edition, authored by Aleinikoff, Martin, Motomura, Fullerton, and Stumpf.

Imprint: West Academic Publishing
Series: American Casebook Series
Publication Date: 07/15/2013
Related Subject(s): Refugee/Asylum Law

David A. Martin, University of Virginia School of Law

Thomas Alexander Aleinikoff

Hiroshi Motomura, University of California-L.A. School of Law

Maryellen Fullerton, Brooklyn Law School


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New principal cases on: Apostasy Convention Against Torture Credibility and corroboration Firm resettlement Humanitarian asylum Gender-related persecution Maritime interdiction Particular social group Persecution Persecutor bar REAL ID Act New cases from: U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Courts of Appeals European Court of Human Rights Court of Justice of the European Union New information concerning: Detention policies

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