Textbook on Immigration and Asylum Law (7th edition)

ISBN : 9780198747550

Gina Clayton
672 Pages
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Jul 2016
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The seventh edition of Textbook on Immigration and Asylum Law continues to provide students with expert coverage of case law and legislation, along with dynamic analysis of the political context and social impact of the law, and a strong focus on human rights. Including key case summaries, chapter questions and further reading, the book deftly guides the reader through this fascinating and constantly developing area of law, using clear and accessible language throughout. An ideal guide for all students of the subject. This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, which contains the following resources designed to support the book: - Updates providing easy access to changes and developments in the law - Problem questions to test knowledge and develop analytical skill - Guidance on how to answer the end-of-chapter questions - A selection of web links to support additional research


Section 1. Laying the Foundations
1 History and sources of immigration law
2 Policy, politics, and the media
3 Nationality, citizenship, and right of abode
4 Freedom of movement for EU nationals
5 Immigration law and human rights
Section 2. The System of Immigration Control
6 Crossing the border and leave to remain
7 Challenging decisions: appeals, administrative and judicial review
Section 3. Entry to the UK
8 Family life
9 Entry for work, business, and study: the points-based system
10 Visitors: entry for temporary purposes
Section 4. The Asylum Claim
11 The asylum process and appeals
12 Claims for international protection
13 Exclusion from asylum
Section 5. Enforcement
14 Detention
15 Deportation
16 Removal

About the author: 

Gina Clayton is an independant researcher, facilitator and writer. She works on asylum and migration projects, including reports for the EU Fundamental Rights Agency and the AIDA database, is a trustee of refugee charities in South Yorkshire, and an OISC adviser on asylum law.

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