School of Social Policy

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Posted 03 February 2016

Nando Sigona interviewed by SciDevNet on the impact of the Danish migration law

SciDevNet, the world's leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis on information about science and technology for global development, interviews Dr Nando Sigona on the impact of the Danish Law on stripping asylum seekers of financial assets to contribute towards the cost of the asylum system.

Posted 03 February 2016

Denmark migration law: A sign of things to come?

IRiS academic, Nando Sigona, was recently interviewed for Al Jazeera's 'Inside Story' to talk about Denmark's adoption of a law that enables seizure of asylum seeker assets.

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