Thursday, June 19, 2008

EU Adopts Return (a/k/a Shame) Directive

We have blogged about the EU's proposed "Return Directive."  Yesterday, EU lawmakers passed the measure, which allows undocumented migrants to be held in detention centers for up to 18 months and banned from European Union territory for five years.

Jaya Ramji-Nogales of IntlawGrrls has a nice critical post about the Return Directive, whci pone commentor (Naomi Norberg) says is known by many in France as the Shame Directive.


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