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Author Crock, Mary.

Title Future seekers : refugees and the law in Australia / Mary Crock and Ben Saul
Published Annandale, N.S.W. : Federation Press, 2002


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Description xvii, 134 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
regular print
Contents Refugees at a glance : an overview of asylum in Australia -- 1. Australia and refugees -- 2. Balancing interests : immigration control and refugee protection -- 3. Illegal immigration and asylum seekers in Australia -- 4. Boat people and people smuggling -- 5. Who gains protection? : refugee determination procedures -- 6. Mandatory detention of asylum seekers -- 7. Changes to asylum law in Australia 1996-2001 -- 8. The future of asylum in Australia : towards a fair go for refugees
Summary This book has been written to help Australians understand a relatively new phenomenon - non-citizens who enter the country unlawfully and demand protection as refugees. Provides a clear and simple explanation of the legal, administrative and political procedures governing refugee claims made in Australia
Analysis Refugees
Human rights
People smuggling
Federal issue
Border Protection Legislation Act 1999
Immigration & nationality law (Australia )
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 130-131
Webliography: pages 128-129
Subject Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.
Political refugees -- Government policy -- Australia.
Political refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.
Refugees -- Government policy -- Australia.
Emigration and immigration law -- Australia.
Detention of persons -- Australia.
Australia -- Emigration and immigration.
Author Saul, Ben.
LC no. 2003446995
ISBN 1862874034 paperback