Category: Refuge Law

Refuge Law – Refuging.com

Asylum Seekers & Refugees

United States law enshrines the protections of the international Refugee Convention, drafted in the wake of the horrors of World War II. The law provides that any person “physically present in the United States or who arrives in the United States … irrespective of such [person’s] status, may apply for asylum[1]…” For asylum seekers, making it to the United States...

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TEMPORARY REFUGE FROM WAR: CUSTOMARY INTERNATIONAL LAW AND THE SYRIAN CONFLICT | International & Comparative Law Quarterly

This section reviews academic authorities on relevant State practice, before considering the position of international organizations and international courts concerning the rule. Its current application in relation to Syrian refugees is examined in sections III and IV. A. Doctrine Temporary refuge has been described by Coles as a practice ‘to facilitate admission and the obtaining of satisfactory solutions’ in situations...

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