Ruling on belonging: transnational marriages in Nordic immigration laws

Migration Letters

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Field Value
 
Title Ruling on belonging: transnational marriages in Nordic immigration laws
 
Creator Mustasaari, Sanna
 
Subject Social Sciences; Law
transnational marriage migration; Nordic countries; immigration law; European Court of Human Rights; belonging
 
Description For migrants, participating in transnational networks and having ties to more than one country often results in the formation of marital unions involving transnational communities. This article examines how transnational marriage migration is regulated in Nordic immigration laws, in particular through the definition of family, income requirements, and integration requirements. Drawing on the idea that constructing and contesting the belonging of individuals to families and political communities in nation states are central struggles in these laws, the article studies the right to respect for family life and freedom from discrimination within the context of immigration as a site of resistance. By claiming rights to equal treatment and respect for family life, individuals with transnational ties can challenge policies that frame their belonging through ethnic, racial or gendered stereotypes
 
Publisher Transnational Press London
 
Contributor University of Helsinki
 
Date 2017-01-04
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

Research paper
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journal.tplondon.com/index.php/ml/article/view/721
 
Source Migration Letters; Vol 14, No 1 (2017): Transnational Migrant Families: Navigating Marriage, Generation, and Gender in Multiple Spheres; 25-37
1741-8992
1741-8984
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journal.tplondon.com/index.php/ml/article/view/721/555
 

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