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Population Movements in the Eastern Mediterranean: Policy and Law

Rights and Policies

Asylum & The Rights of Refugees
From the International justice Resource Center. Includes links to international and regional instruments relating to refugees.
Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees
Text of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and the Text of the 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees. Introductory Note by the Office of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees.
UNHCR Resettlement Handbook and Country Chapters
Overview of U.S. Refugee Law and Policy
Fact sheet, with links, from the American Immigration Council.
Displaced Persons Act of 1948
Refugee Act of 1980

Legal Databases

Index to the full-text of scholarly legal and criminal justice periodicals as well as related legal materials. Most journals indexed back to their first volume. Rutgers-restricted Access
Includes law review articles, Shepard's citations of U.S. Supreme Court cases, and federal and state cases and laws. Rutgers-restricted Access


RefWorld: National Legislative Bodies/National Authorities
Compilation from UNHCR: The UN Refugee Agency. Links to country reports, assessments, treaties,legislation, case law, policy documents, etc.

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