Implementation of GCM Objective 21 in the UNECE Region: Selective Interpretation of the Return, Readmission, and Reintegration Commitments

Blog post written by Dr Izabella Majcher, a Senior Legal Officer at European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) and a Refugee Law Initiative Research Affiliate. The views expressed in this blog post are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of ECRE. The author would like to thank Mariette Grange for her helpful comments on an earlier version of this blog post. Any errors and conclusions remain the author’s alone. This blog post forms part of a series of blog posts examining the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. (more…)

UK Home Office should seek to remove barriers faced by stateless children born in the UK rather than making it more difficult for them to acquire British citizenship

Blog post by Cynthia Orchard (ENS Individual member) and Nina Murray (Head of Policy & Research at the European Network on Statelessness), and forms part of a series of blog posts responding to the UK Home Office’s New Plan for Immigration. This post was originally published on ENS, available here. (more…)

Implementation of GCM Objective 13 in the UNECE Region: Little Added Value Provided by the Compact in Making Immigration Detention a Last Resort

Blog post by Dr Izabella Majcher, a Senior Legal Officer at European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) and a Refugee Law Initiative Research Affiliate. The views expressed in this blog post are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of ECRE. The author would like to thank Mariette Grange for her helpful comments on an earlier version of this blog post. Any errors and conclusions remain the author’s alone. This blog post forms part of a series of blog posts examining the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. (more…)