Conclusions and recommendations

David Weissbrodt

in The Human Rights of Non-citizens

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780199547821
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191720086 | DOI:
 Conclusions and recommendations

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This chapter summarizes the relevant law and provides recommendations for further investigation and action. It argues that continued discriminatory treatment of non-citizens in contravention of relevant international human rights instruments demonstrates the need for clear, comprehensive standards governing the rights of non-citizens, their implementation by States, and more effective monitoring of compliance. Since the seven principal human rights treaties deal with many of the problems encountered by non-citizens, States should pursue universal ratification of and implementation of those treaties — particularly, the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families.

Keywords: non-citizens; human rights; states

Chapter.  1905 words. 

Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration

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