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Author Care, Geoffrey.

Title Migrants and the Courts : a Century of Trial and Error?
Published Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (361 pages)
Series Law and Migration
Law and migration.
Contents Cover; Contents; Appendices; List of Figures and Tables; Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgements; Table of Cases; Table of Legislation; Abbreviations; 1 Laying the Foundations; 2 From the Home Office to the Lord Chancellor's Department; 3 The Development of the Tribunal Structures; 4 Getting the Facts -- Interpreting the Evidence, Credibility; 5 What Price State Security?; 6 How Other Countries Do It:Belgium, North Africa, South Africa and Sweden
7How Other Countries Do It -- CanadaThe Evolution and Development of the Refugee Status Determination System in Canada and the Balanced Refugee Reform Act8 Afterword; Appendix 1 Diagram of the Immigration Appeals System; Appendix 2 Statistics of Adjudicator Appeals; Appendix 3 Report on Trip to West Africa 2006; Appendix 4Address to Annual Residential Conference of Immigration Judges of the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal; Appendix 5The International Association of Refugee Law Judges' Guidelines on the Judicial Approach to Expert Medical Evidence
Appendix 6Resignation of Lady Mar, House of LordsAppendix 7States Parties Dates of Ratification, Accession and Succession to the 1951 Convention and 1967 Protocol; Bibliography; Index
Summary Written from the perspective of a leading immigration judge, this book examines how states resolve disputes with migrants. The chapters reflect on changes in the laws and rules of migration on an international and regional basis and the impact on the parties, administration, public and judiciary. Offering a critical assessment of how the migration tribunal system has evolved over the last century, it includes additional comparative contributions by authors on international jurisdictions. This valuable overview of the evolution and future of the immigration tribunal system is of interest to tho
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Emigration and immigration law -- History.
Emigration and immigration law -- Great Britain -- History.
Legal assistance to immigrants -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1409451976 (electronic bk.)
9781409451976 (electronic bk.)
(hardback : alk. paper)
(hardback : alk. paper)