International Migration Law Project

The role of international law in the sensitive field of migration is complex, ambiguous and frequently neglected. International Migration Law Project is aimed at better understanding the scope and content of international legal norms governing the movement of persons.
 

The current legal framework is scattered throughout a wide array of principles and rules belonging to numerous branches of international law (including refugee law, human rights law, humanitarian law, labour law, trade law, maritime and air law, criminal law, nationality law, consular and diplomatic law, etc.). However such fragmentation undermines and impedes the understanding and, consequently, the effective implementation of international law in this area. The main objective of the International Migration Law Project is to clarify the role and impact of this multifaceted legal framework.
 

Prof. Vincent Chetail is currently writing a textbook on international migration law which will be published by Oxford University Press, forthcoming: 2017.

 

Publications
 


The Architecture of International Migration Law: A Deconstructivist Design of Complexity and Contradiction

Vincent Chetail
American Journal of International Law (Unbound)
Vol. 111, 2017, pp. 18-23

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Conceptualizing International Migration Law

Vincent Chetail
Proceedings of the American Society of International Law
2017, pp. 11-14

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Is There Any Blood on My Hands? Deportation as a Crime of International Law

Vincent Chetail
Leiden Journal of International Law
Vol. 29, 2016, pp. 917-943


 Sovereignty and Migration in the Doctrine of the Law of Nations: An Intellectual History of Hospitality from Vitoria to Vattel

Vincent Chetail
European Journal of International Law
Vol. 27, No. 4, 2016, pp. 901-922

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Migration and International Law: A Short Introduction

Vincent Chetail
In: V. Chetail (ed.), International Law and Migration
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016, Vol 1, pp. i-xxiii

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International Law and Migration

Vincent Chetail (ed.)
2 Volumes, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016

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Research Handbook on International Law and Migration

Vincent Chetail & Céline Bauloz (eds)
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014

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The Transnational Movement of Persons under General International Law - Mapping the Customary Law Foundations of International Migration Law

Vincent Chetail
In: Vincent Chetail & Céline Bauloz (eds), Research Handbook on International Law and Migration
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014, pp. 1-72
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The Human Rights of Migrants in General International Law: From Minimum Standards to Fundamental Rights

Vincent Chetail
Georgetown Immigration Law Journal
Vol. 28, No. 1, 2013, pp. 225-255

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Sources of International Migration Law

Vincent Chetail
In: B. Opeskin, R. Perruchoud & J. Redpath-Cross (eds), Foundations of International Migration Law
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012, pp. 56-92
(French translation available here).


Droit international des migrations : fondements et limites du multilatéralisme

Vincent Chetail
In: R. Mehdi & H. Ghérari (eds), La société internationale face aux défis migratoires
Paris: Pedone, 2012, pp. 23-70


Paradigm and Paradox of the Migration-Development Nexus: The New Border for North-South Dialogue

Vincent Chetail
German Yearbook of International Law
Vol. 51, 2008, pp. 183-215

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Code de droit international des migrations

Vincent Chetail (ed.)
Bruxelles: Bruylant - Codes en poche No. 27 - 2008
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Migration, droits de l’homme et souveraineté : le droit international dans tous ses Etats

Vincent Chetail
In: V. Chetail (ed.), Mondialisation, migration et droits de l’homme : le droit international en question / Globalisation, Migration and Human Rights: International Law under Review,  Vol. II
Bruxelles: Bruylant, 2007, pp. 13-133

 

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