January 2013 Newsletter

Global Detention Project Newsletter January 2013 New Publications Mexico Detention Profile Mexico’s dual roles as a source and transit country for migrants traveling to North America have helped conspire to make it one of the most active detaining countries in the world. With a long-term detention capacity of more than 3,500, the country’s immigration detention […]

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December 2012 Newsletter

Global Detention Project Newsletter December 2012 New Publications Italy Detention Profile No other country in Europe was impacted as dramatically by the “Arab Spring” as Italy, which saw tens of thousands of North African migrants arrive at its shores. The country’s response to the situation–which included claiming a state of emergency, “pushing back” migrants interdicted at sea, […]

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July 2012 Newsletter

Global Detention Project Newsletter July 2012 NEW PUBLICATIONS Who Must Be Detained? Proportionality as a Tool for Critiquing Immigration Detention Policy By Michael Flynn In July 2012, Refugee Survey Quarterly released an advanced-access online version of this forthcoming article by the GDP’s coordinator. The article endeavours to use the legal principle of proportionality as a […]

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