Global Protection and the Health Impact of Migration Interception

Steel, Zachary; Liddell, Belinda J.; Bateman-Steel, Catherine R.; Zwi, Anthony B.
June 2011
PLoS Medicine;Jun2011, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p1
Academic Journal
The article explores the international immigration policy, highlighting the impact of immigration interception practices on public health. It examines the interception strategies used by states to prevent movement of irregular migrants, particularly the immigration detention and visa restrictions, which are inferred to pose serious threat to migrants' health and welfare. The humanitarian outcomes promoted by interception practices are discussed.


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