Immigration Laws is specially designed for students of national law universities as well as other law education institutions. The book will also serve as a useful guide for researchers and practitioners in this field, especially from a socio-legal perspective. The text essentially focuses on problems faced by migrating individuals, and socio-legal implications arising out of the process of immigration. An attempt has been made to analyse the various provisions relating to the immigration of people from India, assistance provided to Indians settled overseas in contributing towards the socio-economic development of their motherland, and schemes regulating various concerns arising out of NRI marriages. The book also discusses the plight of people migrating out of the fear of persecution due to being labelled as ‘refugees’, and the international arrangements made for them in the form of ‘asylum’ through the 1951 UN Convention. Key Features • Based on substantive as well as empirical study, the text presents concepts in a simple and lucid manner • Discusses the role of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) • Offers an annexure listing the complete Citizenship (Amendment) Bill,2015 • Provides a list of acronyms to familiarize the reader with accepted and standard jargon
Kanu Priya heads the Centre of Constitutional Studies, School of Law, G.D. Goenka University, Gurgaon. A PhD from Panjab University, she is a legal alumnus with over 13 years of law practice and academics experience. She has published several papers in journals of national and international repute as well as online. She has written extensively on socio-legal implications of immigration and the socio-economic problems faced by women in India and abroad. She has delivered guest lectures in various government institutions and universities, creating legal awareness amongst masses.