Emilie McDonnell



Emilie McDonnell recently completed her DPhil in Law at the University of Oxford, which focused on protecting the right to leave and related human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants during externalised migration control, specifically when it is conducted extraterritorially and has been outsourced to states of origin and transit, private actors and international organisations. Emilie is the 2016 Tasmanian Rhodes Scholar, an Australian lawyer, and Adjunct Researcher at the University of Tasmania School of Law.

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Realising the Right to Leave during Externalised Migration Control

States, predominantly those in the Global North, routinely engage in externalised migration control to obstruct and control the movement of asylum seekers and other migrants. Broadly speaking, externalised migration control involves the implementation of migration control practices and deterrence policies beyond a state’s territory or having extraterritorial effects. Externalisation is often viewed and…

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