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Gavan Titley

of ‘dispersal’, preventing the risky concentration of racialised populations in any one urban centre, so consequently asylum seekers are warehoused in a network of privately run accommodation centres around the country. Socially excluded, spatially and physically distanced, asylum seekers are also regarded as lying beyond the scope of integration and integratibility in the absence of refugee status or some form of subsidiary protection. This system has been subject to repeated international criticism. In 2011 Thomas Hammerberg, the Human Rights Commissioner of the

in Ireland under austerity
Lucy Michael

. Carolan, ‘Pegida's arrival a wake-up call for migration policy; national debate on migration and development of multicultural policies urgently needed’, Irish Times , 12 February 2016. 69 I. O’Doherty, ‘Remind me … who the fascists are again here?’, Sunday Independent , 13 February 2016. 70 Newsdesk, ‘We should see after our own first’ – Councillor protests against accommodation centre for asylum seekers’, Irish Independent , 16 December 2017. 71 A. Lucey, ‘Dozens protest

in Immigrants as outsiders in the two Irelands
EU policy entrepreneurship?
Christian Kaunert

conditions: Material reception conditions, such as accommodation, food and clothing. Family unity. Medical and psychological care. Access to the education system for minor children and language courses. Lodgings in a house, accommodation centre or hotel. In all cases, applicants must have the possibility of communicating with legal advisers, NGOs and the UNHCR. Access to employment. The most heavily disputed

in European internal security
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Labour migration policy change in the UK
Alex Balch

alleviate pressures from asylum seekers.27 Thus the ‘Blunkett equation’ – more ‘good’ immigration (economic migrants with skills that were needed in the economy) equals less ‘bad’ immigration (asylum seekers and irregular migrants). Inevitably, it was the measures regarding unwanted migration that made the headlines, particularly the proposals for accommodation centres for asylum seekers. Thus, the space for the new approach represented by ‘managed migration’ could be safeguarded by continuing to ‘talk tough’ about asylum seeking and those who ‘abuse the system’ (HMSO

in Managing labour migration in Europe