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Accessing Asylum in Europe: Extraterritorial Border Controls and Refugee Rights under EU Law

Violeta Moreno-Lax


This monograph examines the interface between extraterritorial border surveillance, migration management, and asylum seeking under EU law. The final goal is to determine the compatibility of pre-entry controls, carried out in the form of Schengen visas, carrier sanctions (with or without assistance from ILOs), and maritime interdiction, with the fundamental rights acquis of the EU, in particular the right to protection against refoulement, the right to asylum, and the rights to good administration and effective judicial protection enshrined in the Charter of Fundamental Rights. The conflictual ... More

Keywords: Extraterritorial borders, extraterritorial migration management, asylum seeking, pre-entry controls, Schengen visas, humanitarian visas, asylum visas, carrier sanctions, carriers’ liability system, immigration liaison officers, ILOs, Frontex, maritime interdiction, rescue, interception, non-refoulement, right to asylum, diplomatic protection, territorial protection, fundamental rights acquis, good administration, effective judicial protection, illegal immigration, smuggling, integrated border management, IBM

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198701002
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198701002.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Violeta Moreno-Lax, author
Queen Mary University of London

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