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Law and Migration in a Changing World

Edited by: Marie-Claire Foblets, Jean-Yves Carlier

ISBN13: 9783319995069
To be Published: March 2022
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Switzerland
Format: Hardback
Price: £129.99

This volume comprises national reports on migration and migration law from 17 countries representing all continents. The vast majority of these are countries of immigration, which means they face specific challenges in terms of managing migratory flows that are increasingly linked with climate change and scarce natural resources worldwide, and they need to find viable ways to integrate humanitarian migration. Unlike so many recent publications in the field of international migration law, this book brings together reports on diverse countries that are rarely regarded as part of one and the same picture, depicting globalized migration in the contemporary era that to a large extent challenges state sovereignty. The contributions delineate the legal regimes that individual states are continually developing and modifying with a view to managing and controlling access of individual persons to their respective territories. They also show how the restrictive measures that states resort to in the event of failure to manage migration could have a lasting legal impact.

The General Report preceding the country reports provides a comparative overview of the national reports, and is divided into two parts. The first, more technical in nature, addresses the classic questions relating to admission to and residence in a country. The second, more reflective section, examines the relationship between laws and migration in a wider and multidisciplinary perspective. To allow a robust comparison, the country reports all follow a similarly wide-ranging structure; to the extent possible, they also cover the historical, sociological and demographic factors that help explain legal regimes and migratory flows in each country. Each country report includes analyses of recent legislative developments and delicate questions that are still awaiting adequate (legal) responses as well as perspectives for the future.

Immigration, Asylum, Refugee and Nationality Law
Migration Law and Policy on the Road to Redemption: Hostile Identity Politics v. Individual Rights and Socioeconomic Benefits
Law and Migration in a Changing World
General Report
Selective Generosity: Migration Law and Policy in Australia
Migration Governance in a Fast-Evolving Legal Environment: The Case of Belgium
Human Smuggling under Canadian Refugee Law: Protecting a System, not Persons
Over-normativity in Search of a Balance between Migration Control and Migrant Rights in Croatia
The Danish Legal Framework for Migration: Between Progressive Humanitarianism and a Restrictive Present
Migration and Statelessness in the Dominican Republic from a Human Rights Perspective
Germany’s Fragmented Migration Management within the European Framework
Greek Migration Law and the Challenges of Europeanization and Internationalization
Law and Migration in the World’s Gambling Haven: The Uniqueness of the Macau SAR (China) and Its Migration Reality
Quo Vadis? Some Reflections on Malta’s Migration Management Trajectory
In the Waka of Kupe: the Long Journey to Aotearoa New Zealand
Norway: Challenging Human Rights Law
Stratified Migration: Differentiated Rights and Privileges of Economic Migrants in Singapore
Above the Law: Securitization in South Africa’s Migration Management Regime
Immigration Law and Policy in Switzerland: Between Restrictive Controls and Freedom of Movement
The Stratification of Rights and Entitlements – Access to Residency, Welfare and Justice by Migrants in the UK
Migration Law in Venezuela and Its Applicability in the Context of an Authoritarian Regime.