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Citizens in Their in Own Right: Achieving Adequate Recognition of Children in Australia's Immigration and Citizenship Framework

Rubenstein, Kim; Field, Jacqueline

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We argue in this chapter that Australia's current law is insufficient to protect the best interests of children of refugees and asylum seekers and acknowledge their individual circumstances, as required by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. This highlights the need to reform Australia's immigration and citizenship framework relating to children so children's claims to citizenship can be considered in their own right, rather than depending on the method in which their parents reached...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorRubenstein, Kim
dc.contributor.authorField, Jacqueline
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-24T22:40:45Z
dc.identifier.isbn9781862879997
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/98431
dc.description.abstractWe argue in this chapter that Australia's current law is insufficient to protect the best interests of children of refugees and asylum seekers and acknowledge their individual circumstances, as required by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. This highlights the need to reform Australia's immigration and citizenship framework relating to children so children's claims to citizenship can be considered in their own right, rather than depending on the method in which their parents reached Australia's shores.
dc.publisherThe Federation Press
dc.relation.ispartofCreating New Futures: Settling Children and Youth From Refugee Backgrounds
dc.relation.isversionof1st Edition
dc.titleCitizens in Their in Own Right: Achieving Adequate Recognition of Children in Australia's Immigration and Citizenship Framework
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
dc.date.issued2015
local.identifier.absfor180103 - Administrative Law
local.identifier.absfor180114 - Human Rights Law
local.identifier.absfor180119 - Law and Society
local.identifier.ariespublicationu1015647xPUB25
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationRubenstein, Kim, ANU College of Law, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationField, Jacqueline, ANU College of Law, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage241
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage256
local.identifier.absseo940201 - Civics and Citizenship
local.identifier.absseo940499 - Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified
local.identifier.absseo940405 - Law Reform
dc.date.updated2016-02-24T09:50:33Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationSydney
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