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We investigate the effects of restrictive asylum policies on the number and group composition of asylum seekers. We model the choices of refugees and traffickers about whether to migrate and to apply for asylum. Counter-intuitively, restrictive asylum policies do not lead to a reduction in the inflow of refugees or to a better selection of asylum seekers. Instead, we show that under conditions outside the control of policy makers these policies can increase the number of asylum claims and the number of refugees working in slave-like conditions and prevent some of those most in need of protection from accessing it.
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Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Initiatives Against Human Trafficking, Smuggling
Human trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision or obtaining of a person for labor or services through the use of coercion, force or fraud. Human trafficking is usually for the purposes of subjecting an individual to involuntary servitude, debt bondage or slavery...
What Human Rights Law Obscures: Global Sex-Trafficking and the Demand for Children
I will examine what recent legal initiatives--international and domestic--in the realm of human trafficking have achieved. It is my contention that these initiatives have, perversely, made it particularly difficult to encourage a genuine public reaction to the phenomenon of child sex trafficking, precisely because of an insistence that there be a unitary definition of human trafficking as the ?new slavery...
Human trafficking in Florida
A few weeks back, William Finnegan had an outstanding piece of reportage in the New Yorker on the scourge of human trafficking. Most people don't know enough about the scope or intensity of this tragic trade in human flesh, so, if you haven't read the article yet, I want to draw your attention to it...
Four Recommendations for Implementing the Trafficking Victim Protection Act to Better Protect Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States
Nevertheless, there remain crucial problems in the non-implementation of the otherwise good laws that exist to protect victims of human trafficking.
Giving Human Trafficking a Human Face
MOJ-reader Denise Hunnell sent me this reaction to the final paragraph of Chato Hazelbaker's comments on yesterday's University of St. Thomas Law Journal symposium on human trafficking: When my oldest was a high school junior, my mother gave him a...
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Yesterday, the University of St. Thomas Law Journal sponsored a terrific symposium on Human Trafficking. At some point soon, I'll write a post with some of my own thoughts on the day, but in the meantime, let me share the...
Civil / Human Rights
alleging violations of basic human and civil rights.
Life-Threatening Complications Associated with Recombinant Human Bone Graft Products
US Federal Government
allegedly violated the niversal Declaration of Human Rights by deporting undocumented parents of US born children.