Immigration, asylum and terrorism: how do they interrelate in Germany?

  • German soldiers were not actively engaged in Gulf War I or the post-11 September war on terrorism. Coincidentally, however, Germany reflected upon fundamental changes in immigration and asylum law in the early 1990s as well as in the early 2000s. Yet, the relationship between immigration, asylum, and terrorism was conceived of very differently. In the early 1990s, measures combating terrorism did not directly relate to immigration and asylum law. Rather, they were primarily connected to criminal law. IN the aftermath of the attacks of 11 September 2001, measures against terrorism and changes in immigration law were intrinsically entwined.

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Author:Ulrike Davy
Parent Title (German):Terrorism and the foreigner
Place of publication:Leiden [u.a.]
Document Type:Part of a Book
Date of Publication (online):2008/04/09
Year of first Publication:2007
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2008/04/09
GND Keyword:Deutschland; Zuwanderungsrecht; Ausländerrecht; Asylrecht; Ausländer; Terrorismus
First Page:177
Last Page:232
Signatur: 13.500.59
Source:Terrorism and the foreigner, Leiden [u.a.] : Nijhoff, 2007, Kap. 4. S. 177-232
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 30 Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie / 300 Sozialwissenschaften
Licence (German):License LogoArchivex. zur Lesesaalplatznutzung § 52b UrhG