Fundamental social rights for irregular migrants: a case study of irregular migrants' right to health care in France and England

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There are strong commonalities in the objectives pursued by governments in the field of irregular migration. Their political and legal responses, however, may differ greatly. The experiences of France and England exemplify this, demonstrating different approaches to the question of social rights for irregular migrants with significant implications for public health and human rights.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Migration, Health and Human Rights
PublisherWorld Health Organization
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)9241562536
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2003

Publication series

NameHealth and human rights publication series
PublisherWorld Health Organization


  • migrants
  • irregular migrants
  • social care

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