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Refugee Law Research Resources
Asylum and the Rights of Refugees - Overview
Detailed overview provided by the International Justice Resource Center with definitions, links to key primary and secondary, and more.
Detailed library for starting to research refugee law issues; sources compiled by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
Refugee Law Reader
The Seventh Edition of The Refugee Law Reader is a comprehensive on-line model curriculum for the study of the complex and rapidly evolving field of international asylum and refugee law.
The Reader is aimed for the use of professors, lawyers, advocates and students across a wide range of national jurisdictions. It provides a flexible course structure that can be easily adapted to meet a range of training and resource needs. The Reader also offers access to the complete texts of up-to-date core legal materials, instruments, and academic commentary. In its entirety, the Refugee Law Reader is designed to provide a full curriculum for a 48 hour course in International Refugee Law and contains over 1500 documents and materials.
Oxford University Refugee Studies Center
"The Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) was founded in 1982 and is part of the Oxford Department of International Development. Our mission is to build knowledge and understanding of forced migration in order to help improve the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable people." Includes research projects, publications, and more.
Peace Palace Library Research Guide: Refugee Law
This Research Guide introduces the researcher to the main topic of refugee law. Besides providing a brief introduction, the guide also suggests certain books, articles, databases and other materials considered indispensable. All these materials are available in the Peace Palace Library.
Center for Gender and Refugee Studies (University of California, Hastings)
"[P]rotects the fundamental human rights of refugee women, children, LGBT individuals, and others who flee persecution in their home countries through legal expertise and training, impact litigation, policy development, research, and in-country fact-finding."
Asylum Law Research Resources
Forced Migration - Current Awareness
"A service highlighting web research and information relating to refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced persons (IDPs), and other forced migrants."
Country Conditions (Executive Office for Immigration Review; Dept. of Justice)
"The Country Pages are compiled and updated by the EOIR Law Library and Immigration Research Center (LLIRC). All content is compiled from publicly available documents that report on aspects of country conditions that have relevance in removal hearings before Immigration Judges and the Board of Immigration Appeals. The included documents are intended for use in applications for relief arising in removal proceedings; the information contained herein should not be construed as necessarily implying recognition of a particular territory's sovereignty or political status."
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor)
"The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, also known as the Human Rights Reports, cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements." Goes back to 2016.