September 2013 Newsletter

Global Detention Project Newsletter September 2013 NEW GDP WORKING PAPERS Countries across the globe appear to be increasingly relying on detention to control their borders and immigrant populations. On the eve of the UN General Assembly’s second High-Level Dialogue on Migration and Development , the Global Detention Project (GDP) is issuing a new set of […]

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March 2013 Newsletter

GDP Newsletter – March 2013 NEW PUBLICATIONS Spain Detention Profile As a key EU border country, Spain has played an important role confronting migratory flows into the region. It has worked with Frontex to interdict smuggling vessels off the coast of West Africa, collaborated with Morocco to shore up border controls, and paid for a […]

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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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March 2012 Newsletter

Global Detention Project Newsletter March 2012 NEW PUBLICATIONS Discussion Paper: “On the Unintended Consequences of Human Rights Promotion on Immigration Detention“ This GDP discussion paper was prepared for the upcoming public roundtable organized by the Soros Foundation in New York City titled “Holding Patterns: Can Advocacy Efforts to Reform Migration Detention Inadvertently Lead to the […]

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February 2011 Newsletter

Profiles on Israel and Tunisia. Working paper No. 4 Immigration Detention and Proportionality. Call for papers. New Detention Advocacy Group. New Report from the International Detention Coalition […]

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December 2010 Newsletter

Profiles on Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Spain, and Belize. Workshop on Detention at the Borders of Europe. Coding State Adherence to Norms […]

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July 2010 Newsletter

Profiles on Lebanon, Bulgaria, Latvia, and Lithuania. Expert Group Meeting on the International Framework for Action to Implement the Migrant Smuggling Protocol. Podcast “Immigration Detention and the Aesthetics of Incarceration” […]

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