Category: Susan Akram

The Path Beyond the Waves

Bloomberg Susan Akram, School of Law Europe is swinging between two responses amid its refugee crisis: Xenophobia and a compassionate pragmatism… Expert quote: “There’s been a huge critique of the Dublin framework with the understanding now that it’s the front-line states that end up bearing the brunt of the refugee crisis.” View full article

What next after Palestine’s ICC bid?

Ahram Online Susan Akram, School of Law The one thing both Palestinians and Israelis agreed on earlier this week, in describing Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s move to admit Palestine as a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) as a “desperate” act, might be accurate. But the legitimacy, necessity and repercussions of the move are […]

The president’s executive order: what difference will it make for immigrants?

The Conversation US Susan Akram, School of Law On November 20, President Obama announced a plan – through an executive order – to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation if they meet certain criteria. His move has caused uproar among the Republicans on Capitol Hill and in many state governors’ mansions… Expert quote: “Two issues that […]