Alberto Achermann and
Jörg Künzli

From “Traditional” to “New” Migration: Challenges to the International Legal Migration Regime

With globalization, migration regulation has shifted from the State to international organizations, to the market, and to more specialized venues such as environment, sea, trade, and health. As a result, international migration law divides into global norms and fragmented features, offering an example in case for deepening the theory of multilayered governance. What are the advantages and deficits of multilayered governance for conceptualizing international migration law and is it possible to construct coherence?

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