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The Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees in European Law

Cathryn Costello


This book examines key aspects of European Union (EU) law on immigration and asylum, where EU standards overlap with human rights protections and international refugee law. It focuses on questions of migration status and security of residence, family migration, refugee protection, and immigration detention. The uniting theme is the interaction between established human rights norms, in particular the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and EU law. It thus provides a scholarly analysis of EU and ECHR migration and refugee law, including the post-Amsterdam legislative measures and their r ... More

Keywords: EU, asylum, immigration, refugees, human rights, international refugee law, human rights pluralism, Court of Justice of the European Union, European Court of Human Rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199644742
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644742.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cathryn Costello, author
Fellow and Tutor in EU and Public Law, Worcester College, Oxford