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Immigrants and Refugees

Topic Guide on Immigrants and Refugees - their plight, resources, and the laws around immigration

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Key Treaties

International Law, Human Rights and the Rights of Migrants and Refugees

The following are some key resources on the rights of immigrants and refugees.  Many of these rights are also contained in more general human rights treaties. 

United Nations -- Protect Human Rights and The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Center - Berkeley Law

International Human Rights guide - Penn State

Intergovernmental Organizations

Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) are organizations whose membership is made up of countries.  The best know example being the UN where countries appoint ambassadors to the UN.

UN Organizations
European Union
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Organization of American States