Person

Grant Mitchell

Book

There are alternatives: a handbook for preventing unnecessary immigration detention

This guide presents humane and cost effective mechanisms to prevent the unnecessary and damaging detention of refugees and aims to ensure that detention is only ever used as a last resort. Governments around the world are increasingly using detention as a migration management tool, with...
Report

Removing seriously ill asylum seekers from Australia

This study found that current Australian policy and practices lack adequate consideration of health and welfare issues for seriously ill asylum seekers at all stages of the asylum process. In addition, it found that the asylum process in Australia contributes to the deterioration of the...
Report

Removing seriously ill asylum seekers from Australia

Asylum seekers go through an extensive assessment process in Australia. Those who are found not to be refugees are removed from Australia by process of law. For those who are seriously ill, removal is a particularly distressing event, leading to a future heavy with the...