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"Mr. Suresh and the Evil Twin"
(York University, Centre for Refugee Studies, 2002)
In Suresh v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Ahani v. MCI, the Supreme Court of Canada declared that removing a refugee accused of terrorism to a country where he or she would face a substantial risk of torture ...
Panel Discussion: Assessing Bill C-49: An Act to Prevent Human Smugglers from Abusing Canada’s Immigration System
In response to a few hundred Tamil asylum seekers who arrived in Canada onboard two ships over the past year, the government has introduced Bill C-49. In addition to modifying the definition of human smuggling and the ...
"Our Sisters from Stable Countries: Globalization, Gender and Accountability"
(Oxford University Press, 2003)
The article explores linkages between the transnational activities of a Canadian oil company operating in Sudan and the human rights and humanitarian violations committed by the government of Sudan against the people of ...
"Who is the Citizen's Other? Considering the Heft of Citizenship"
(The Berkeley Electronic Press/ The Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law, Tel Aviv University, 2007)
The objective of this article is to integrate legal and social conceptions of citizenship as they materialize at the geographic, political, and social border crossings that accompany transnational mobility. Rather than ...
"Canada (Attorney-General) v. Ward: A Review Essay"
(Oxford University Press, 1994)
The Supreme Court of Canada's recent judgment in Canada (Attorney-General) v. Ward considers various aspects of the international Convention refugee definition. The claimant fled Northern Ireland to escape retaliation by ...
"Dancing Across Borders: Exotic Dancers, Trafficking and Immigration Policy"
This article analyzes a Canadian immigration program that authorizes issuance of temporary work visas to 'exotic dancers.' In response to public criticism that the government was thereby implicated in the transnational ...
"Disappearing Refugees: Reflections on the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement"
(Columbia University, School of Law, 2005)
"Legal Aspects of Conflict-Induced Migration by Women"
This paper surveys the international legal frameworks, including the many guidelines, handbooks, resolutions, toolkits, conclusions and manuals produced by various United Nations bodies, that confirm an awareness of the ...
"New Directions for Refugee Policy: Of Curtains, Doors and Locks"
(York University, Centre for Refugee Studies, 2001)