TITLE

Global Protection and the Health Impact of Migration Interception

AUTHOR(S)
Steel, Zachary; Liddell, Belinda J.; Bateman-Steel, Catherine R.; Zwi, Anthony B.
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
PLoS Medicine;Jun2011, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
64288001

 

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