Immigration & Asylum Law (9th edition)

ISBN : 9780198848936

Gina Clayton; Georgina Firth
688 Pages
189 x 246 mm
Pub date
Apr 2021
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The ninth edition of 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, end-of-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. Digital formats and resources The ninth edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources. - The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks - The online resources include: updates and developments in the law since the book published; problem questions to test knowledge and develop analytical skills; guidance on how to answer the end-of-chapter questions; and 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
Section 2. Enabling Principles: EU Free Movement and Human Rights
4 Freedom of movement for EU nationals
5 Immigration law and human rights
Section 3. The System of Immigration Control
6 Crossing the border and leave to remain
7 Challenging decisions: appeals, administrative and judicial review
Section 4. 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 5. The Asylum Claim
11 The asylum process
12 Claims for international protection
13 Exclusion from asylum
Section 6. Enforcement
14 Detention
15 Deportation
16 Removal

About the author: 

Gina Clayton has been an independent researcher, facilitator and writer on asylum and migration projects, including reports for the EU Fundamental Rights Agency and the AIDA database, a trustee of refugee charities in South Yorkshire, and is currently part of the team at Sheffield Hallam University Refugee Law Clinic, specialising in refugee family reunion.; Georgina Firth is a Senior Lecturer at Lancaster University. She previously worked as a barrister at Garden Court North Chambers.

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