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Human Rights and Immigration

Ruth Rubio-Marín


The proper handling of migration is one of the most challenging phenomena facing contemporary societies. While globalization and a rapidly evolving world of economic interaction have increased international trade in goods and services, the safe and humane flow of persons across international borders remains a challenge in the contemporary state-based model of territorial jurisdictions. Once immigrants are residing in the host country, legally or illegally, questions surrounding their human rights, the obligations of those who are responsible for guaranteeing these rights, and the transnational ... More

Keywords: migration, globalization, territorial jurisdictions, immigrants, host country, human rights, migrant women, migrant workers, asylum seekers, refugees

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198701170
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701170.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ruth Rubio-Marín, editor
Professor of Constitutional and Public Comparative Law, European University Institute