Migration and refugee law : principles and practice in Australia

Vrachnas, John, Boyd, Kim, Bagaric, Mirko and Dimopoulos, Penny 2005, Migration and refugee law : principles and practice in Australia, Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne, Vic..

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Title Migration and refugee law : principles and practice in Australia
Author(s) Vrachnas, John
Boyd, Kim
Bagaric, Mirko
Dimopoulos, Penny
Publication date 2005
Total pages xxi, 339 p.
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Place of Publication Port Melbourne, Vic.
Keyword(s) Emigration and immigration law -- Australia.
Political refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc -- Australia.
Asylum, Right of -- Australia.
Summary Provides an overview of the legal principles governing the entry of people into Australia, and analyses the policy and moral considerations underpinning this area of law - particularly in relation to refugee law, one of the most divisive social issues of our time. Suggests proposals for change.
Notes Historical context to migration -- Immigration control : an overview -- Basic migration legislation and policy -- The visa system and application procedures -- Family and interdependency migration and other Australia-based visas -- Business and investment visas -- Skill-based visas -- Temporary visas -- Miscellaneous visas -- Common visa requirements -- Compliance : unlawful non-citizens, removal and deportation -- History of the refugees convention and definitional framework -- Refugee and humanitarian visas : the statutory structure -- Convention grounds -- Persecution -- Well founded fear of persecution -- Limits on protection of refugees : cessation, exclusion exceptions and protection by another country -- Time for a fundamental re-think : need as the criterion for assistance -- The determination and review process for migration and refugee decisions
ISBN 9780521618083
0521618088
Language eng
Field of Research 180199 Law not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category A1 Books - authored - research
Copyright notice ©2005, Mirko Bagaric, Kim Boyd, Penny Dimopoulos, Sue Tongue, John Vrachnas
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30006397

Document type: Book
Collection: School of Law
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