Immigration Detention in the European Union

This book offers a unique comparative assessment of the evolution of immigration detention systems in European Union member states since the onset of the “refugee crisis.” By applying an analytical framework premised on international human rights law in assessing domestic detention regimes, the book reveals the extent to which EU legislation has led to the adoption of laws and practices that may disregard fundamental rights and standards. […]

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Luxembourg Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

Luxembourg Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Luxembourg, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Luxembourg Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Luxembourg: Country Page Luxembourg: COVID-19 Updates Submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child: Luxembourg Report: Immigration Detention in Luxembourg: […]

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Submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child: Luxembourg

In 2013, following its examination of the combined third and fourth periodic reports of Luxembourg, the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) recommended that Luxembourg adopt legislation to prevent the detention of unaccompanied children. Today, however, the country’s legislation continues to allow for their detention. In our latest submission to the CRC, the GDP poses key questions that Luxembourg should be urged to address. […]

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Immigration Detention in Luxembourg: Systematic Deprivation of Liberty

Immigration Detention in Luxembourg: Although Luxembourg has a very small immigration detention system, the number of detainees has risen in recent years. Since opening a dedicated detention facility in 2011, observers have noted a general improvement in material conditions. On the other hand, detention appears to be systematically applied as officials regularly conclude that apprehended migrants […]

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