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Detaining the destitute / Jon Burnett

PAFRAS Briefing Paper Number 2, Issue: 2, Pages: 1 - 4

Swansea University Author: Jon Burnett

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DOI (Published version): 10.13140/RG.2.2.34709.42728

Abstract

Destitution and detention are explicitly linked by policy, which criminalises asylum seekers whose claims are rejected. All asylum seekers are liable to be detained at any point. For the destitute, detention is utilised in a number of ways to coerce removal.

Published in: PAFRAS Briefing Paper Number 2
Published: Leeds PAFRAS 2007
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa40641
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Abstract: Destitution and detention are explicitly linked by policy, which criminalises asylum seekers whose claims are rejected. All asylum seekers are liable to be detained at any point. For the destitute, detention is utilised in a number of ways to coerce removal.
Keywords: Detention, destitution, asylum, removal, criminalisation
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law
Issue: 2
Start Page: 1
End Page: 4