Hardly any state measures affect the life of individuals as intensively as deportations or removals. But not only the situation of the deportee is concerned, dependant family member have to bear consequences as well. Therefore the essay deals with the significance of family protection for the assessment of deportations.
The starting points of Australia and Austria could not be more different, especially regarding history of immigration, geographic circumstances and, most relevantly for the present survey, the extent of domestic Human Rights protection. Hence it is highly fascinating to evaluation similarities and differences regarding the consideration of family life in connection with deportations.
Therefore international treaty obligations are assessed especially regarding its content and domestic ratification, to proceed to the domestic immigration law frameworks.
Human Rights Law | Immigration Law
Date of this Version
Gregor Heissl, "Family Protection and Deportations in Australia and Austria" (February 2010). University of New South Wales Faculty of Law Research Series 2010. Working Paper 6.