- Immigration — Migration — Citizenship — Rights holders — Arbitrary (unreasonable) & discriminatory treatment standard — Non-discrimination
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 Immigration is defined as the act of entering a country other than one’s country of origin and settling there permanently. Immigrants are, at least initially, aliens , that is, persons who do not possess the nationality of a given State . Immigration is distinct from travel of a temporary nature—eg for study, trade, or tourism—although many individuals may initially migrate without intending to settle permanently ( Migration ). Immigrants migrate for complex economic, social, and political reasons. Many immigrants are compelled to leave their homelands in search...