Weill & Kritzman-Amir on Human Rights & Undocumented African Migrants in Israel

Rivka Weill (Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah – Radzyner School of Law; University of Chicago Law School; Yale Law School) & Tally Kritzman-Amir have posted Between Institutional Survival and Human Rights Protection: Adjudicating Landmark Cases of African Undocumented Migrants in Israel in a Comparative and International Context (University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, 2019) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: States compare asylum and immigration policies. The Israeli immigration and asylum regime influenced American law, and was also directly influenced by it. This Article offers the most comprehensive analysis to date of the Israeli case law on the rights of undocumented migrants, at the core of which is a series of cases on immigration detention. Three times within a two year period, the Israeli Supreme Court invalidated immigration detention laws and the legislature complied with increasing frustration. Our argument is that although…

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