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Refugees or Migrant Workers? A case study of undocumented Syrians in Russia - LM and Others v Russia (ECtHR 14 March 2016)

Abstract:

When in April 2014 Russian Federal Migration Service (FMS) raided a sweatshop in a town K., three Syrian men were arrested. They were found working without work permits, on expired tourist visas. The FMS promptly took them to the district court where they were charged with administrative offences against Russian immigration law and sentenced to expulsion (deportation). The men applied for asylum in Russia but the domestic courts did not give much weight to this development and supported th...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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Oxford, SSD, Law, Socio-Legal Studies Centre
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Funding agency for:
Kubal, A
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Professional Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
4
Pages:
265-282
Publication date:
2016-09-05
Acceptance date:
2016-07-26
ISSN:
1746-7632
Pubs id:
pubs:652784
URN:
uri:f12fc784-e8b5-4862-9e6e-e47a332b8623
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uuid:f12fc784-e8b5-4862-9e6e-e47a332b8623
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pubs:652784

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