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Discrimination Against Undocumented Migrant Workers in Latin America with a focus on Haitian migrants in The Dominican Republic

Lui Gallassi, Ada Carolina LU (2012) JAMM06 20121
Department of Law
Abstract
Intra-regional migration in Latin America is an increasing phenomenon. Many interregional
agreements and treaties are being consolidated in the region; however, there
are many cases of irregular migration, which leads the migrant worker to be
undocumented in the country of destination. The main problem experienced by these
undocumented migrant workers is therefore the discrimination experienced by them
in the destination country.
This thesis will therefore analyze the discrimination experienced by undocumented
migrant workers in Latin America, focusing on the situation of undocumented Haitian
migrants in The Dominican Republic. For this analyses then, it will be first described
the International and Regional Instruments to protect... (More)
Intra-regional migration in Latin America is an increasing phenomenon. Many interregional
agreements and treaties are being consolidated in the region; however, there
are many cases of irregular migration, which leads the migrant worker to be
undocumented in the country of destination. The main problem experienced by these
undocumented migrant workers is therefore the discrimination experienced by them
in the destination country.
This thesis will therefore analyze the discrimination experienced by undocumented
migrant workers in Latin America, focusing on the situation of undocumented Haitian
migrants in The Dominican Republic. For this analyses then, it will be first described
the International and Regional Instruments to protect the Human Rights Violations of
undocumented migrant workers. Further, an overview of the situation of these
migrants will be provided, followed by a description of the violations suffered by
Haitians in Dominican Republic.
The main focus of the analysis of this thesis will be on the impact of the Inter-
American System of Human Rights on the protection of undocumented migrant
workers in Latin America. The main jurisprudence of this regional system analyzed in
this thesis will be the Advisory Opinion on the Juridical Conditions of Undocumented
Migrant Workers and their Access to Justice1. After this general analysis, it will be
analyzed the impact of the Inter-American System of Human Rights on the protection
of Undocumented Haitian migrant workers in Dominican Republic, focusing on the
Provisional measures issued by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
concerning Haitians and Haitian-origin Dominicans in the Dominican Republic.
Moreover, it will be examined an important case law on the right to nationality judged
by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights concerning the problem. (Less)
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author
Lui Gallassi, Ada Carolina LU
supervisor
organization
course
JAMM06 20121
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Human Rights Undocumented Migrant Workers Latin America Haitian Migrants The Dominican Republic Discrimination Right to Nationality The Inter-American System of Human Rights
language
English
id
3051671
date added to LUP
2012-11-01 11:24:16
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2012-11-01 11:24:16
@misc{3051671,
  abstract     = {Intra-regional migration in Latin America is an increasing phenomenon. Many interregional
agreements and treaties are being consolidated in the region; however, there
are many cases of irregular migration, which leads the migrant worker to be
undocumented in the country of destination. The main problem experienced by these
undocumented migrant workers is therefore the discrimination experienced by them
in the destination country.
This thesis will therefore analyze the discrimination experienced by undocumented
migrant workers in Latin America, focusing on the situation of undocumented Haitian
migrants in The Dominican Republic. For this analyses then, it will be first described
the International and Regional Instruments to protect the Human Rights Violations of
undocumented migrant workers. Further, an overview of the situation of these
migrants will be provided, followed by a description of the violations suffered by
Haitians in Dominican Republic.
The main focus of the analysis of this thesis will be on the impact of the Inter-
American System of Human Rights on the protection of undocumented migrant
workers in Latin America. The main jurisprudence of this regional system analyzed in
this thesis will be the Advisory Opinion on the Juridical Conditions of Undocumented
Migrant Workers and their Access to Justice1. After this general analysis, it will be
analyzed the impact of the Inter-American System of Human Rights on the protection
of Undocumented Haitian migrant workers in Dominican Republic, focusing on the
Provisional measures issued by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
concerning Haitians and Haitian-origin Dominicans in the Dominican Republic.
Moreover, it will be examined an important case law on the right to nationality judged
by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights concerning the problem.},
  author       = {Lui Gallassi, Ada Carolina},
  keyword      = {Human Rights Undocumented Migrant Workers Latin America Haitian Migrants The Dominican Republic Discrimination Right to Nationality The Inter-American System of Human Rights},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Discrimination Against Undocumented Migrant Workers in Latin America with a focus on Haitian migrants in The Dominican Republic},
  year         = {2012},
}