Category: Susan Akram

Stranded refugees on Jordan’s crossroads

August 12th, 2014 in 2014, Newsmakers, School of Law, Susan Akram 0 comments

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Susan Akram, School of Law

Many Syrian refugees of Palestinian origin are finding themselves in legal limbo after being refused entry to Jordan…

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“By about the late 1950s, early 1960s, because the UNCCP was unable to achieve what it was required to, the UN kept defunding the agency. It’s defunct de facto, but not de jure. Nevertheless the UNCCP is still the legally mandated UN body that’s supposed to provide protection for Palestinian refugees.”

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Broadside: Is Snowden stateless?

July 6th, 2013 in 2013, NECN, Newsmakers, School of Law, Susan Akram 0 comments

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How complexity hinders immigration reform

April 11th, 2013 in 2013, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Reuters, School of Law, Susan Akram 0 comments

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The immigration bill being drafted by Congress has bipartisan support on three broad concepts ‑ a pathway to citizenship for the undocumented, streamlining legal immigration and more stringent enforcement of the laws against hiring illegal workers…

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Supreme business win on immigration

June 26th, 2012 in 2012, Newsmakers, Reuters TV, School of Law, Susan Akram 0 comments

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