Lena Riemer

About/Bio

Lena Riemer is a PhD candidate at the Freie Universität Berlin supervised by Prof. Dr. Helmut Aust. Her thesis has the title “The prohibition of collective expulsion in public international law”. Currently, she is a Fox fellow at Yale University.

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How Trump’s Migration Policy Erodes National and International Standards of Protection for Migrants and Asylum Seekers

Early this month, 5,600 US soldiers were deployed to the southern border as a response to an approaching migrant caravan consisting of several thousand Central Americans. U.S. President Donald Trump called the advancing group in official statements a foreign “invasion” that warrants deploying up to 15,000 army members to support the border patrol. He further publicly warned…

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