Sudan

The Legal History of Sudan This section provides an overview of Sudan Sudan in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): During 2011, the United States continued its bilateral and multilateral initiatives to […]

Refugee

Who Becomes a Refugee? Introduction to Refugee People leave their home countries for many reasons. Sometimes they are fleeing poverty, or they hope to find a better life in another place. People who migrate for economic reasons, however, are not considered refugees. Yet economic migrants […]

Honduras

The Legal History of Honduras This section provides an overview of Honduras Honduras and Nicaragua in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On November 4, 2011, DHS announced the extension of the TPS […]

Immigration

Introduction to Immigration Immigration, the movement of people into another nation with the intention of residing there permanently. The contrasting term emigration refers to the movement of people permanently leaving a nation. Immigration is a worldwide phenomenon. From the 17th century to […]

Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): The United States joined consensus on United Nations Human Rights Council resolution 18/11, "Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the […]

Nationality

Introduction to Nationality Nationality, in law, condition or status of belonging to, or having legal identity with, a nation or state. In various political systems a distinction is made between nationality and citizenship; the latter represents a higher political status, usually involving […]

Migrant

Asylum, Refugee, and Migrant Protection Issues In relation to the international law practice and asylum, refugee, and migrant protection issues in this world legal Encyclopedia, please see the following section: Nationality, Citizenship, Immigration About this subject:

Syria

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South Sudan

Sudan and South Sudan in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On October 13, 2011, the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") announced the extension of the designation of Sudan for TPS for 18 […]

Consular Officers

Expanded Authority of Consular Officers to Revoke Visas in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On April 27,2011, the Department of State announced a change to its regulations in order to expand the […]

Comparative Immigration Policy

Comparative Immigration Policy Resources See Also immigration law, immigration, immigration policy, immigration control, nativism, immigrant reception, nation building, immigration regimes … Read more

Refugees

Asylum, Refugee, and Migrant Protection Issues In relation to the international law practice and asylum, refugee, and migrant protection issues in this world legal Encyclopedia, please see the following section: Nationality, Citizenship, Immigration Note: there is detailed information and […]

Latin America Immigration Policies

Literature Review on Latin America: Immigration Policy In the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, [1] Diana Orcés offers the following summary about the topic of Immigration Policy in Latin America: International migration has become one of the biggest challenges of […]

Immigrant Visa

Immigration and Visas In relation to the international law practice and immigration and visas in this world legal Encyclopedia, please see the following section: Nationality, Citizenship, Immigration About this subject:

Consular Nonreviewability

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Asylum

Asylum, protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country. Asylum can also mean any place offering safety, shelter, and protection. An insane asylum is a treatment center for mentally ill persons, although the term is normally used in […]

Contempt Sanctions

Availability of Contempt Sanctions in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On March 15, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit decided that contempt sanctions against a […]

Immigration Legislation

Immigration and Nationality Act in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On June 13, 2011, the Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upholding provisions […]

Immigration Laws

Introduction This entry provides an overview of the legal framework of immigration laws, with a description of the most significant features of immigration laws at international level. Related Work and Conclusions Resources See Also References (Papers) Forever Barred: Reinstated Removal […]

Visa Waiver Program Agreements

Visa Waiver Program Agreements on Preventing and Combating Serious Crime in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): During 2011, the United States signed bilateral agreements with Belgium, Croatia, Ireland, […]

Immunity of the United Nations

The United Nations: Background Note The name "United Nations" was devised by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt and was first used in the "Declaration by United Nations" of 1 January 1942, during the Second World War, when representatives of 26 nations pledged […]

Content of Passports

Authority to Determine Content of Passports to Implement Foreign Policy in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): See information on Diplomatic Relations, Succession, Continuity of States and Statehood […]

Consular Nonreviewability

Consular Nonreviewability in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Consular Nonreviewability: On September 9, 2013, the United States filed a petition for rehearing en banc in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Din v. Kerry, No. 10-16772. […]

Passports

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Edwards v. Bryson

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Visas

Immigration and Visas In relation to the international law practice and immigration and visas in this world legal Encyclopedia, please see the following section: Nationality, Citizenship, Immigration About this subject:

Visa and Immigration Information-Sharing Agreements

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Immigration Law

Spanish Translation of regulation concerning noncitizens This is the legal translation of English to Spanish in relation to regulation concerning noncitizens and / or a definition of this topic: Derecho de Extranjería (in Spanish, without translation of the dictionary entry). […]

Migrant Protection Issues

El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua: Asylum, Refugee, and Migrant Protection Issues in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua: Asylum, Refugee, and Migrant Protection Issues: On May 30, 2013, the Department of Homeland […]