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Irregular Migrants: Can Humane Treatment be Balanced against Efficient Removal?

Peers, Steve (2015) 'Irregular Migrants: Can Humane Treatment be Balanced against Efficient Removal?' European Journal of Migration and Law, 17 (4). pp. 289-304. ISSN 1388-364X

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The controversial Returns Directive has now been the subject of considerable jurisprudence of the CJEU, addressing many important issues of interpretation. This paper assesses whether the CJEU has been successful in its apparent attempts to balance humanitarian concerns with the EU legislator’s apparent objective of removing irregular migrants from the territory as quickly as possible.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: CJEU case law; immigration detention; irregular migration; Returns Directive
Subjects: J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities > Law, School of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2016 12:48
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 00:52

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