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Irregular Migration

Franck Düvell

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Since the 1990s, there has been an emerging discourse on ‘irregular migration’, amid political concern to limit ‘unwanted migration’ to the developed world. Although there has been limited formalized ... More


Irregular Migrants: Beyond the Limits of Solidarity?

Mark Bell

in Promoting Solidarity in the European Union

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583188
eISBN:
9780191594502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583188.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

This chapter suggests that there is a case for reconsidering the extent to which irregular migrants should receive social solidarity. It begins with an examination of the social reality of irregular ... More


Irregular Migration

Steve Peers

in EU Justice and Home Affairs Law: Volume I: EU Immigration and Asylum Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198776833
eISBN:
9780191834820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776833.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter considers issues related to irregular migration. States’ desire to control access to and stay on their territory manifests itself especially in a desire to prevent irregular migration, ... More


Greece: Immigration to Greece: Problems and Prospects

Anna Triandafyllidou

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides a comprehensive account of immigration to Greece during the past 15–20 years. It reviews the main demographic features of the immigrant population, discussing critically the ... More


The Politics of Irregular Migration

Christina Boswell

in EU Migration Law: Legal Complexities and Political Rationales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198708537
eISBN:
9780191779497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708537.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

A number of scholars have argued that illegal immigration should not be understood as a problem that can be rectified by better state policies or international governance: rather, it is an ... More


Interrogating Irregular Migration

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra

in Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199464807
eISBN:
9780199087280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

Irregular migrants continue to be criminalized as irregular migration stirs up powerful emotions and attracts most policy attention and action. This chapter explores why irregular migration continues ... More


Circular Migration: Introductory Remarks

Anna Triandafyllidou

in Circular Migration between Europe and its Neighbourhood: Choice or Necessity?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674510
eISBN:
9780191752414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674510.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The term circular migration has become a buzzword among European and international policy and academic circles since 2007 when the European Commission issued a Communication on “Mobility Partnerships ... More


Irregular Human Movement and the Creation of Liminal Spaces

Lindsey N. Kingston

in Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190918262
eISBN:
9780190918293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918262.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

Various forms of illicit human movement leave many individuals without functioning citizenship, often because they are outside their country of legal nationality and cannot claim rights for fear of ... More


An Effective Deterrent or Smoke and Mirrors?

Tom K. Wong

in Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804793063
eISBN:
9780804794572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793063.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Does the increased restrictiveness of immigration control reduce unwanted immigration? Despite its fundamental policy importance, this question remains almost entirely unanswered in the scholarly ... More


The Labour and Social Rights of Migrants in International Law

Bernard Ryan and Virginia Mantouvalou

in Human Rights and Immigration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701170
eISBN:
9780191770579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701170.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter is concerned with the evolution of international standards on the labour and social rights of migrants. It demonstrates how the decades since 1945 have seen growing acceptance within ... More


Migration: Globalization’s historically defining element

Ronald Labonté and Arne Ruckert

in Health Equity in a Globalizing Era: Past Challenges, Future Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835356
eISBN:
9780191872952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835356.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Migration, the movement of people from birthplace to other-place, whether within their own borders or internationally, is one of globalization’s leitmotifs. The scale of migration has risen rapidly ... More


Immigration Control in the Age of Migration

Tom K. Wong

in Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804793063
eISBN:
9780804794572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793063.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents an overview of contemporary trends in immigration control. In contrast to the view that immigration control is a deterministic outcome of national sovereignty, this chapter ... More


Human Rights and Immigration Control Wrongs

Tom K. Wong

in Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804793063
eISBN:
9780804794572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793063.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines and inventories what the human rights of migrants are as a matter of international human rights law, focusing on rights in the context of deportation and immigration detention. ... More


Portrait of a Human Smuggler: Race, Class, and Gender among Facilitators of Irregular Migration on the US–Mexico Border

Gabriella E. Sanchez

in Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control: Enforcing the Boundaries of Belonging

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198814887
eISBN:
9780191852596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814887.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

The hypervisibility of contemporary migration flows has generated significant interest in human smugglers, and reports of their activities are ubiquitous. Smugglers as facilitators of irregular ... More


Migrant Workers and the Right to Non-discrimination and Equality

Shauna Olney and Ryszard Cholewinski

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter examines the right of migrant workers to non-discrimination and equality in international law. It refers in particular to international labour standards and the work of the International ... More


Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control

Tom K. Wong

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804793063
eISBN:
9780804794572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In analyzing new data across twenty-five countries over a ten-year period, this book represents one the most comprehensive studies to date on the politics of immigration control. It focuses the ... More


Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199464807
eISBN:
9780199087280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

This book is about migration futures: the transnational movement of people and the portability of skills in a globalizing world. It explores why in recent decades, development has produced outcomes ... More


The Indian Diaspora, Diaspora Policies, and Overseas Citizenship of India

Daniel Naujoks

in Migration, Citizenship, and Development: Diasporic Membership Policies and Overseas Indians in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084983
eISBN:
9780199082643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084983.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Sketching the socio-economic profile of the ethnic Indian community in the United States, this chapter provides a broad overview of the migration pattern from India to the US. This includes not only ... More


A Toxic Embrace: Migration, Labour, and the Rainbow Nation’s Neoliberal Pact

Carl-Ulrik Schierup

in Migration, Precarity, and Global Governance: Challenges and Opportunities for Labour

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198728863
eISBN:
9780191795824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728863.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

South African apartheid stands out in the academic literature as a generic case of the discriminatory political economy of migration in modern capitalism. In this chapter Carl-Ulrik Schierup brings ... More


Migrant Labour in the United States: Working Beneath the Floor for Free Labour?

Maria Ontiveros

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter provides a broad survey of the US context, identifying the manifold ways in which migrant workers are excluded from the basic floor of US labour rights. It examines in particular the ... More


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