Part V. International and Comparative Law Sources
For some international and comparative legal aspects of the family reunification issue, one might consult the following sources, among others:
Eisele, Katharina. The External Dimension of the EU’s Migration Policy: Different Legal Positions of Third-Country Nationals in the EU: A Comparative Perspective. Leiden, Boston, Brill, 2014. xvi, 540 pp. Call No. KJE6044.E37 2014
Heinemann, Torsten & Ursula Naue. Immigration and Family Reunification: The International Legal Framework (Nov. 2010). Available at http://www.immigene.eu/information/immigration-and-family-reunification-the-international-legal-framework/.
Huddleston, Thomas. Briefing 2: Family Reunion Policies in Central Europe (May 17, 2013). Available at http://migrationtothecentre.migrationonline.cz/en/briefing-2-family-reunion-policies-in-central-europe.
International Organization for Migration. International Migration Law No. 16: Laws for Legal Immigration in the 27 EU Member States (2009). 640 pp. Available at http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/free/IML_16.pdf. (Includes a number of tables for purposes of comparison across jurisdictions.)
Martin, Susan. The Legal and Normative Framework of International Migration, Global Commission on International Migration (Sept. 2005). Available at https://www.iom.int/jahia/webdav/site/myjahiasite/shared/shared/mainsite/policy_and_research/gcim/tp/TP9.pdf.
Mole, N. Family Migration and Access to Social and Economic Rights under the Legal Regimes of the EU and the Council of Europe, The Aire Centre (June 2013). Available at https://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/fileadmin/files/Publications/Research_projects/Welfare/IMPACIM/IMPACIM_legal_review_FINAL_June_2013.pdf.
Nanda, Ved. International Migration: Trends: Challenges, and the Need for Cooperation within an International Human Rights Framework. 17:2 ILSA J. Int’l & Comp. L. 355–78 (Spring 2011).
Oliver, Caroline. The Impact of Restrictions and Entitlements on the Integration of Family Migrants, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford (Oct. 2013). https://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/fileadmin/files/Publications/Research_projects/Welfare/IMPACIM/IMPACIM_Comparative_Report_FINAL.pdf. (Comparative study of Germany, Netherlands, Spain, and the United Kingdom.)
Orgad, Liav. Illiberal Liberalism: Cultural Restrictions on Family Migration and Access to Citizenship in Europe. 58:1 Am. J. Comp. L. 53–106 (Winter 2010). Available in HeinOnline subscription database.
----------. Love and War: Family Migration in Time of National Emergency. 23:1 Georgetown Immig. L. J. 85–128 (Fall 2008). Available in HeinOnline subscription database.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. International Migration Policies and Data. Available at http://www.oecd.org/migration/mig/ (last visited July 28, 2014).
The Others in Europe. Saskia Bonjour, Andrea Rea & Dirk Jacobs eds. Brussels, Institut d’Études Europeennes: Editions de l’Université de Bruxelles, 2011. 203 pp. Call No. JV7590.O84 2011.
Research Handbook on International Law and Migration. Vincent Chetail & Céline Bauloz eds. Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland. Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar, . Xiv, 692 pp. Call No. K3275 .R47 2014.
Staver, Anne. Family Reunification: A Right for Forced Migrants?, Working Paper Series No. 51, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford (Nov. 2008). Available at http://www.leapstream.com/sites/default/files/upload/og_files/RSC Family Reunification - A Rights for Forced Migrants.pdf.
Strik, Tineke, Betty de Hart, & Ellen Nissen. Family Reunification: A Barrier or Facilitator of Integration? A Comparative Study. European Commission, DG HOME AFFAIRS – Unit B1: Immigration and Integration, Mar. 2013. Available at http://familyreunification.eu/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/FamilyReunification-web.pdf. (Comparative study on family reunification policies in six EU Member States: Austria, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom.)
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