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The Paradox of Docket Control: Empowering Judges, Frustrating Refugees
(Law & Policy, 2016-10)
This article focuses on the gradual expansion of docket control mechanisms in refugee (or asylum) law proceedings in Germany. It shows that granting judges more and more control over their asylum dockets was a central ...
The Managerialization of Refugee Determinations in Canada
(Droit et Société, 2013)
Although refugees are protected by a myriad of legal norms, this article shows that the domestic process of determining who is awarded this status has become more and more managerialized, even in a country like Canada, ...
Germany and the Janus Face of Immigration Federalism: Devolution vs. Centralization
What challenges and opportunities has federalism held for countries like Germany, one of Europe’s most ‘reluctant’ states of immigration? Although the formal, constitutional division of powers between the German central ...
Extending Hospitality? History, Courts and the Executive
(Studies in Law, Politics and Society, 2013)
While many consider court involvement in immigration matters a given, in liberal nation-states, there is actually a substantial degree of variation. This chapter revisits two “critical junctures” in the early immigration ...
Shifting Back and Up: The European Turn in Canadian Refugee Policy
(Comparative Migration Studies, 2014)
During the last decade, Canada’s immigration and citizenship policies have been radically transformed. Hardly any aspect has been left untouched. That humanitarian migration has also been restricted and transformed has ...