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Silveira Gorski Héctor C.
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28 April 2009
The European socio-political climate and its repercussions on person’s rights and liberties trigger multiple challenges. The widening process of the European Union (EU), the hardening of legislation on immigration and terrorism, and the new practices of police and security services make the basic principles and values on which consolidated European democracies lay tilt.
22 de mayo de 2006
The right of asylum is not guaranteed at all in Spain. The starting point of this situation are the Asylum Law reform of 1994, the inadequate administrative management and the lack of resources. In this context, Asylum policies have turned into a restrictive sense regarding liberties, rights and guarantees of refugees and asylum seekers. The lack of a real European immigration policy and of political will of European governments to face up the new waves of economical migration, and their plans of turning Europe into a «fortress» have contributed in shaping today’s characteristics of asylum policies.