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Migration and refugee law : principles and practice in Australia

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posted on 2005-01-01, 00:00 authored by John Vrachnas, K Boyd, Mirko Bagaric, P Dimopoulos
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.

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Pagination

1 - 339

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Place of publication

Port Melbourne, Vic.

ISBN-13

9780521618083

ISBN-10

0521618088

Language

eng

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

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A1 Books - authored - research

Copyright notice

2005, Mirko Bagaric, Kim Boyd, Penny Dimopoulos, Sue Tongue, John Vrachnas

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