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Part II The Treaty Regimes of International Migration Law, Introduction to Part II

From: International Migration Law

Vincent Chetail

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 13 July 2024

‘Nous pensons tous l’immigration [ … ] comme l’État nous demande de la penser et, en fin de compte, comme il la pense lui-même.’ Abdelmalek Sayad1 The general principles of customary international law governing the departure, admission, and sojourn of migrants are supplemented, reinforced, and detailed by a complex set of conventional regimes focusing on more specific issues. Although commentators often lament the lack of a comprehensive treaty governing all aspects of migration, this situation does not differ from that of many other branches of international law....
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