New immigration law in Argentina bans entry, expels foreigners with criminal records

New immigration law in Argentina bans entry, expels foreigners with criminal records (Fox News 2017) Fox News. 2017. “New Immigration Law in Argentina Bans Entry, Expels Foreigners with Criminal Records,” January 31. http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/01/31/new-immigration-law-in-argentina-bans-entry-expels-foreigners-with-criminal-record.html. Argentinian President Mauricio Macri signed a degree that toughens immigration law to speed up the deportation process and bar entry to foreigners with criminal records.  The decree greenlights the prompt deportation of thousands of foreign inmates currently serving sentences in Argentina and has received some backlash from Read More

The Right to Migrate as a Human Right: The Current Argentine Immigration Law

The Right to Migrate as a Human Right: The Current Argentine Immigration Law (Barbara Hines, 43 Cornell Int’l L.J. 471 (2010)) The Argentine immigration law, Law 25.871, enacted into law in January, 2004, represents a major step forward for the rights of immigrants, not only in Argentina, but throughout the world. The new law establishes that migration is a human right, a principle that is not found in the immigration laws of any large immigrant receiving country nor explicitly in human Read More